Flights to Northern provinces canceled due to storm Wipha

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has just announced that it will adjust exploitation for domestic flights departing from and arriving to Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong and Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh on August 2-3 due to typhoon Wipha.

Many domestic flights of Vietnam Airlines are  canceled due to storm Wipha (Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Many domestic flights of Vietnam Airlines are canceled due to storm Wipha (Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Particularly, Vietnam Airlines decided to cancel air routes linking between Ho Chi Minh City and Hai Phong/ Van Don, fights connecting between Da Nang and Hai Phong.

Besides that, VNA planned to change flight time earlier as expected to ensure landing at Hai Phong airport before 12 am Friday.

Because of an influence of storm Wipha, Hai Phong’s airport is officially closed from 12 am today to 12 am the following day.

In order to support its passengers, Vietnam Airlines increased a return flight between Da Nang and Hanoi and another return flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi on August 2. 

Many domestic flights of Vietnam Airlines are also influenced by this year’s third storm. 


BY BICH QUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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