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Dragonair Cancels Flights to and from Okinawa on Sunday due to Impact of Super Typhoon Sanba

14 Sep 2012

(Hong Kong) Dragonair today (Friday, 14 September) announced that flights to and from Okinawa will be cancelled on Sunday, 16 September, based on the latest forecast for Super Typhoon Sanba.

The aircraft deployed for the Okinawa flights on Saturday (15 September) will be upgraded to an A330 to accommodate those passengers originally scheduled to travel on Sunday’s cancelled flights.

As of now, the airline’s flights to and from Jeju, Busan and Fukuoka over the weekend (15 and 16 September) are expected to remain normal.  However services for these destinations on Monday (17 September) may be subject to delay or cancellation caused by the adverse weather.  An update will be issued once more information becomes available.

Details of the flights cancelled on 16 September are as follows:

Flight No.


Scheduled Departure Time(LocalTime)


From Hong Kong to Okinawa



From Okinawa to Hong Kong


Passengers whose flights are cancelled are advised not to go to the airport. Dragonair will assist with alternative arrangements for affected passengers and they are advised to review booking changes and update their contact details for receiving the latest flight status updates via SMS or email in Manage My Booking at www.dragonair.com.

Passengers are advised to check the latest flight information on the airline’s website www.dragonair.com before departing for the airport.

Dragonair 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.