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Dragonair Temporarily Suspends Operations Due to Severe Typhoon Vicente

24 Jul 2012

(Hong Kong) Dragonair today (Tuesday, 24 July) temporarily suspended flight operations in Hong Kong due to Severe Typhoon Vicente at 20 minutes past midnight local time.

The airline will reassess the weather situation at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning to determine when it can resume flights into and out of Hong Kong International Airport. Even when flights resume, delays are possible as the airline works to get its aircraft and crews in position to operate its flights.

Passengers who can defer travel currently scheduled over the next 48 hours are strongly encouraged to do so. Dragonair will waive rebooking and cancellation penalties for travel through 25 July inclusive on flights to, from, and through Hong Kong.

Passengers scheduled to travel on Tuesday should not proceed to the airport unless they have confirmed their flight is operating. Passengers can check their flight's status on this website www.dragonair.com. When traveling to the airport, please plan extra ground travel time as weather conditions may affect public transportation availability. 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.

For passengers whose flights have been impacted, Dragonair staff will work to provide reaccommodation information via the Manage My Booking function on this website.

Dragonair apologises for any inconvenience brought about by the weather disruption and appreciates passengers' patience during this period.