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Cathay Pacific expects disruption to Taipei flights from Friday night to Saturday afternoon

11 Jul 2013

Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that based on the latest weather forecast regarding Super Typhoon Soulik, the airline expects disruption to its flights to and from Taipei from Friday night to Saturday afternoon.

The majority of our flights scheduled to operate between Hong Kong and Taipei with departure or arrival time from 9:00pm 12 July (Friday) to 2:00pm Saturday (13 July) will be cancelled.  In the meantime, departure of the following flights on 13 July will be delayed untll after the affected period:

Flight No.     Routing                          

CX530          Hong Kong – Taipei – Nagoya   

CX450          Hong Kong – Taipei – Tokyo (Narita)

CX511          Fukuoka – Taipei – Hong Kong

CX421          Seoul – Taipei – Hong Kong

Other Cathay Pacific flights to and from Taipei may suffer delay due to the impact of the Super Typhoon. We thank our passengers for their understanding.

Passengers who are booked onto flights to, from or via Taipei departing during this period are encouraged to either advance or postpone non-essential travel. The airline will waive re-booking and re-routing charges for all tickets issued worldwide (irrespective of fare type) on or before 11 July for travel on Cathay Pacific to, from or via Taipei between 12 and 13 July.

Passengers are reminded that the situation can change rapidly and are advised to check the latest flight information on the airline’s website, www.cathaypacific.com, before departing for the airport. They are advised to update their contact details in the Manage My Booking section on the website.

The airline will continue to monitor the situation closely and will issue further updates should there be any changes to the flight schedule.

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