Uni Air

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UNI Air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Infinity MileageLands
Fleet size15
Parent company Evergreen Group
Headquarters Zhongshan, Taipei
Key peoplePeter Chen (President)
Website uniair.com.tw
Uni Air
Traditional Chinese 立榮航空
Simplified Chinese 立荣航空
Former name
Traditional Chinese 馬公航空
Simplified Chinese 马公航空
Literal meaningMagong International Airlines

UNI Air (Chinese :立榮航空; pinyin :Lìróng Hángkōng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī :Lïp-êng Háng-khong) is a regional airline based in Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan. [1] [2] With an operation focus on domestic routes, UNI Air is a subsidiary of Evergreen Group, making it a sister airline of the mainline operator EVA Air. It was known as Makung Airlines (馬公航空) until 1996, when EVA Air took a majority share of the airline. In 1998, the airline merged with Great China Airlines (大華航空) and Taiwan Airways (臺灣航空), which EVA Air also had interests in, to form UNI Airways (UNI Air).


The airline has had the largest market share in the domestic Taiwan market in recent years, and has expanded to include international flights. A few of its former McDonnell Douglas MD-90 and current ATR 72 aircraft were repainted and flew for parent carrier EVA Air due to overcapacity. In recent years, Uni Air has launched services to international destinations from the southern Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung. In 2007, the airline received permission to begin flights to Japan. [3]


UNI Air has operated two-class services, with domestic business- and economy-class seating. Business-class passengers have access to EVA Air's Evergreen Lounges. UNI Air's predecessor, Makung International Airlines, operated a fleet of BAe 146 series jet aircraft. These aircraft were sold when Uni Air was formed. Uni Air's IATA Code is B7, its ICAO code is UIA, and its callsign is Glory, in reference to its sister company Uniglory Shipping Corporation. [4] In 2012, Uni Air unveiled a new livery and tail/logo on the MD-90 and its new ATR 72-600 aircraft.


The airline operates mainly to domestic and China destinations, but also operates scheduled international flights to Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Seoul. Also chartered flights to Surabaya and Jeju from Kaohsiung. Uni Air's destinations are:[ citation needed ]

China, Mainland Chongqing Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
Dalian Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport
Fuzhou Fuzhou Changle International Airport
Hangzhou Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Huangshan Huangshan Tunxi International Airport [5]
Nanjing Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Ningbo Ningbo Lishe International Airport
Qingdao Qingdao Liuting International Airport
Shenyang Shenyang Taoxian International Airport [6]
Shenzhen Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport [7] [8]
PhilippinesManila Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminated [9]
South KoreaSeoul Incheon International Airport [10]
TaiwanBeigan Beigan Airport
Chiayi Chiayi Airport
Hengchun Hengchun Airport Terminated [11]
Kaohsiung Kaohsiung International Airport
Kinmen Kinmen Airport
Magong Penghu Airport
Nangan Nangan Airport
Pingtung Pingtung Airport Terminated [12]
Taichung Taichung International Airport Focus city
Tainan Tainan Airport
Taipei Taipei Songshan Airport Hub
Taoyuan International Airport Hub
Taitung Taitung Airport
VietnamHo Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport

UNI Air also operates charter flights to Yonago, Okayama, Hakodate, Miyazaki, Koriyama, Nagasaki, Obihiro, and Asahikawa in Japan, as well as Seoul, Busan, and Jeju in South Korea for various tour groups.

UNI Air flights connect to the EVA Air network via Taipei and Kaohsiung, with service to over 40 international destinations worldwide.

Codeshare agreements

Uni Air has codeshare agreements with the following airlines: [13]


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Airbus A321-200.
A Uni Air Dash 8-Q300 preparing to take off at Taipei Songshan Airport. Uni Air Dash 8.jpg
A Uni Air Dash 8-Q300 preparing to take off at Taipei Songshan Airport.

As of May 2021, Uni Air operates the following aircraft: [14]

Uni Air Fleet
AircraftIn ServiceOrdersPassengersNotes
Airbus A321-200 28176184
ATR 72-600 137070

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft (as of April 2015): [15] [16]

Accidents and incidents

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