Airlines adjust domestic flight schedules due to Typhoon Usagi

Saturday, 2018-11-24 18:53:01
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Typhoon Usagi affects flight schedule of passengers.
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s airlines have announced their plans to adjust flights on November 24 to avoid impacts from Typhoon Usagi, which is forecast to make landfall the south-central region in the night of November 24 or the morning of November 25.

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Accordingly, national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will delay the departure of six flights, including VN1556, VN1557, VN1944, VN1945, VN1344 and VN1345, on the routes between Hanoi/Da Nang/Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang city of Khanh Hoa province by 40 minutes to two and a half hours on November 24.

Meanwhile, two flights BL344 and BL345 on November 24 morning of the low-cost airline Jetstar Pacific between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Lat city were cancelled.

The carriers said they will keep a close watch on the weather situation to update theirs schedules. Passengers who plan to move to or from airports in Nha Trang, Da Lat and Buon Ma Thuot cities and other localities in the southern region are advised to update the weather forecast and the carriers’ announcement.

For more information, passengers can enter the website or the official Facebook page Airlines, and contact the carrier’s ticket offices or the customer service phone number 1900 1100.

Jetstar Pacific’s passengers can enter the website or contact the carrier’s customer service phone number 1900 1550.

Vietnamese central and southern coastal localities have been urged to take urgent measures to brace for Typhoon Usagi - the ninth storm to hit the East Sea this year said to be heading to the south-central region.