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BRIEF-Eva Airways Says It Deeply Regrets Strike By Taoyuan Union Of Pilots

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Eva Airways Corp:

* SAYS IT DEEPLY REGRETS MORE THAN 50 PERCENT OF MEMBERS OF TAOYUAN UNION OF PILOTS VOTED TO STRIKE

* SAYS IT HAS MADE EVERY EFFORT TO BE CONSISTENT AND OPEN THROUGHOUT NEGOTIATIONS ON THE UNION’S DEMANDS

* SAYS IT IS NOT WILLING TO SEE STRIKES, AND WILL TRY THE BEST EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE AND NEGOTIATE WITH THE UNION CONTINUALLY TO AVOID THE OCCURRENCE OF STRIKES

* SAYS IT WILL DO A VARIETY OF CONTINGENCY MEASURES TO MINIMIZE THE IMPACTS ON PASSENGERS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)