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Thousands affected by pilots’ strike

PEAK TRAVEL PERIOD:The strike affected 3,184 passengers yesterday, and union officials said that the number of participating pilots is likely to grow

By Jason Pan, Wu Liang-Yi and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporters, with Staff writer

“The pilots’ union had raised their demands, which we cannot resolve, because they involve legal issues. In a democratic country, everyone has to follow the law, and I cannot fix these legal issues by myself,” Ho said.

The China Airlines Employees Union, which represents the carrier’s workers, issued a statement urging passengers to remain rational and not direct their frustrations at ground staff, because they are not participating in the strike.

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