06 Jul 2016
Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair announced that as the Super Typhoon Nepartak moves closer to Taiwan tomorrow, flight operations to Taiwan will be suspended from 18.00 tomorrow 7 July (Thursday) onwards until 14.00 on 8 July (Friday).
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 or www.dragonair.com , before departing for the airport.
The following flights to and from Taiwan on 7 July and 8 July have been cancelled:
7 July: Hong Kong -Taipei
· Cathay Pacific flights: CX470, CX402, CX464, CX468, CX408
· Dragonair flights: KA482
7 July: Hong Kong -Taichung
· Dragonair flight: KA494
7 July: Taipei - Hong Kong
· Dragonair flight: KA483
8 July: Taipei- Hong Kong
· Cathay Pacific flights: CX463, CX465, CX407, CX403, CX469
8 July: Taichung - Hong Kong
· Dragonair flight: KA495
In addition, the following Cathay Pacific flights will omit stopover Taipei on 7 July:
Passengers who are booked on flights departing tomorrow (7 July) are encouraged to postpone non-essential travel. The airline will waive re-booking and re-routing fees for all tickets issued worldwide (irrespective of fare type) on or before 6 July for travel on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair involving Taiwan between 7 July and 8 July. Passengers without confirmed bookings are advised not to go to the airport. We will assist with alternative arrangements for affected passengers.
The airline will continue to monitor the situation closely and will issue further updates should there be any changes to the flight schedule.