Thousands of people have petitioned for Taiwan carrier China Airlines to change its name and a group of lawmakers is backing the idea. Photo: ReutersThousands of people have petitioned for Taiwan carrier China Airlines to change its name and a group of lawmakers is backing the idea. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of people have petitioned for Taiwan carrier China Airlines to change its name and a group of lawmakers is backing the idea. Photo: Reuters

Confusion prompts call for China Airlines name change in Taiwan, but at what cost?

  • Support grows after carrier is mistaken for mainland flag bearer Air China when delivering coronavirus medical supplies
  • Critics say the move could put Taiwan’s international flight agreements at risk
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Thousands of people have petitioned for Taiwan carrier China Airlines to change its name and a group of lawmakers is backing the idea. Photo: ReutersThousands of people have petitioned for Taiwan carrier China Airlines to change its name and a group of lawmakers is backing the idea. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of people have petitioned for Taiwan carrier China Airlines to change its name and a group of lawmakers is backing the idea. Photo: Reuters
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