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Cathay Pacific update on flight operations to Taipei

21 Aug 2013

Cathay Pacific Airways today (Wednesday, 21 August) announced that based on the latest weather forecast regarding Typhoon Trami, it plans to operate its Taipei flights as scheduled from 10:00 am on Thursday (22 August).  However, as the typhoon is approaching Eastern China, its flights to Shanghai may be disrupted.

 

The following flights have been cancelled:

Flight No.

Route

Scheduled Departure Time (Local Time)

CX470

From Hong Kong to Taipei

5.45 pm on 21 August

CX402

From Hong Kong to Taipei

6:40 pm on 21 August

CX464

From Hong Kong to Taipei

7:25 pm on 21 August

CX468

From Hong Kong to Taipei

8:00 pm on 21 August

CX408

From Hong Kong to Taipei

10:50 pm on 21 August

CX473

From Taipei to Hong Kong

6:45 pm on 21 August

CX401

From Taipei to Hong Kong

7:20 pm on 21 August

CX463

From Taipei to Hong Kong

6:20 am on 22 August

CX465

From Taipei to Hong Kong

7:10 am on 22 August

CX407

From Taipei to Hong Kong

8:05 am on 22 August

CX403

From Taipei to Hong Kong

9:20 am on 22 August

CX469

From Taipei to Hong Kong

10:20 am on 22 August

 

Apart from its scheduled services, Cathay Pacific will operate an additional flight to and from Taipei and add more capacity on two pairs of flights using larger aircraft.

 

Details of the additional flights are as follows:

 

Flight No.

Route

Scheduled Departure Time (Local Time)

CX2400

From Hong Kong to Taipei

6:00 pm on 22 August

CX2401

From Taipei to Hong Kong

8:50 pm on 22 August

 

Passengers without confirmed bookings are advised not to go to the airport. Cathay Pacific will assist with alternative arrangements for affected passengers through our call centres and “Manage My Booking” at www.cathaypacific.com.

 

Passengers are also advised to check the latest flight information on the airline’s website before departing for the airport. They are also advised to enter their contact details in the Manage My Booking function on the website to ensure they receive the latest flight status updates via SMS or email.

 

The airline will waive all rebooking and rerouting charges for Cathay Pacific tickets issued worldwide on or before 20 August 2013 for travel on Cathay Pacific with confirmed bookings involving Taipei between 21 and 22 August 2013. Details are available at www.cathaypacific.com

 

Cathay Pacific continues to monitor the situation closely and will issue further updates once more information becomes available. The airline regrets any inconvenience this may cause and hopes for passengers’ understanding.

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