(From China Post)
China Airlines, Taiwan's largest and longest-serving airlines, celebrated its 44th anniversary yesterday in its maintenance hangar at the CKS International Airport.
According to company executives, the year 2003 was not a particularly good one for the Asian airline industry, with the war in Iraq and SARS both hampering operations, but China Airlines reacted quickly and was the first regional airline to rebound from deficit to profit.
Philip Wei, president of CAL, spoke at the anniversary ceremony: "Due to the threat of SARS, the operation of China Airlines met unprecedented crisis. Thanks to the cooperation of our co-workers, the …