02 Aug 2012
(Hong Kong) Dragonair today (Thursday, 2 August) announced that it will suspend all its flight operations to and from Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung today due to expected severe impact of Typhoon Saola on Taiwan.
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 first check the latest flight information on the airline’s website before departing for the airport.
Passengers who are booked on flights to, from or via Taipei, Taichung or Kaohsiung departing between 2 and 5 August are encouraged to 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 31 July for travel on Dragonair to, from or via Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung between 1 and 5 August.
The airline will reassess the weather situation today afternoon to determine when it can resume flights to and from Taiwan. We will issue further updates once more information becomes available. The airline regrets any inconvenience this may cause and hopes for passengers’ understanding.