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Cathay Pacific suspends Taipei operations for today, rebooking/rerouting window extended to 5 August

02 Aug 2012

Cathay Pacific Airways today (Thursday, 2 August) announced that it will suspend all its Taipei flight operations today due to expected severe impact of Typhoon Saola on Taipei.

Passengers whose flights are cancelled are advised not to go to the airport. Cathay Pacific 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.cathaypacific.com.

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

Passengers who are booked on flights to, from or via Taipei departing between 2 August 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 Cathay Pacific to, from or via Taipei between 1 and 5 August.

The airline will reassess the weather situation today afternoon to determine when it can resume flights to and from Taipei.

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.