Airlines in Taiwan get creative in drawing 'travellers'

The full moon hangs over Taipei City, taken through a plane window on the moon-gazing flight EVA Air launched over the past weekend.
The full moon hangs over Taipei City, taken through a plane window on the moon-gazing flight EVA Air launched over the past weekend.PHOTO: KATHERINE WEI/EVA AIR

TAIPEI - EVA Air, famous for its Hello Kitty-themed flights, is the first Taiwan-based airline to offer flights to nowhere, paving the way for other airlines to follow suit.

The idea for such flights came from Deputy Interior Minister Chen Tsung-yen, who is part of the Central Epidemic Command Centre. "For plane maintenance, aircraft have to be flown once every three days," said Mr Chen.

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