Taiwanese carrier fires pilot who failed alcohol test taken before flight to Hong Kong - Screen4

Taiwanese carrier fires pilot who failed alcohol test taken before flight to Hong Kong

Taiwan’s China Airlines has ­decided to sack a pilot who failed an alcohol test before stepping into the cockpit to operate a flight from Taichung to Hong Kong.

The Flight AE1817, operated by China Airlines subsidiary Mandarin Airlines, was delayed for two hours because of the incident at lunchtime on Tuesday.

China Airlines said it would carry out company-wide alcohol tests on its pilots. It did not specify if this would involve only Mandarin Airlines or the entire parent company, or whether it was an indication of a wider problem.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 4:27:00 PM

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