Beginning March 28, 2010, China Airlines will launch the first non-stop flights to Taipei from London Heathrow, Terminal 4. The new service will operate three times a week and will offer 30 business class seats and 246 seats in economy class. Previously, UK passengers have had to travel via Amsterdam in order to fly to Taiwan with China Airlines.
Flights to Taiwan will depart from London Heathrow Terminal 4 at 9:15 pm on Tuesdays and Sundays, arriving at Tayoyuan International Airport at 6:15 pm the following day. Thursday services will depart slightly later at 10:05 pm and will arrive in Taiwan at 7:05 pm the following day.