Tigerair Taiwan to launch flights to Niigata, Japan

Taipei-Tigerair Taiwan, a subsidiary of Taiwan's China Airlines, announced Friday that it will launch direct flights to the Japanese city of Niigata March 30, which will give the carrier 15 routes connecting Taiwan and Japan.

The Taoyuan-Niigata flights will operate every Monday and Friday using an Airbus A320, according to the carrier.

The flights will depart from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport at 1:45 p.m. and arrive in Niigata at 6 p.m, while the return flights will take off from Niigata at 6:50 p.m. and land in Taoyuan at 9:25 p.m, it said.

Upon including Niigata in its flight network, Tigerair Taiwan will operate 31 international routes to 24 destinations from Taoyuan, Taichung or Kaohsiung airports.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel