24 Jul 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it has suspended all of its flight operations to and from Hong Kong until 08:00am on 24 July due to the adverse weather as a result of the passing of Severe Typhoon Vicente.
The airline will reassess the weather situation at 08:00am on Tuesday morning to determine when it can resume flights into and out of Hong Kong International Airport.
Passengers whose flights are cancelled are advised not to go the airport. Cathay Pacific will assist with alternative arrangements for affected passengers.
Flights on 24 July may be subject to further changes. Passengers are advised to first check the airline’s website, www.cathaypacific.com, to get the latest flight information before leaving for the airport.
Passengers who are booked on flights departing July 24 and 25 are encouraged to postpone non-essential travel. The airline will waive re-booking, re-routing, cancellation and refund charges for all tickets issued worldwide (irrespective of fare type) on or before 24 July for travel on Cathay Pacific on 24 and 25 July.
To ensure customers receive the latest flight status updates via SMS or email, they are advised to update their contact details when checking in online.
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.