Flights cancelled or delayed by typhoon Sonca

Many domestic flights of Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam Air Services Company (Vasco), Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific were postponed or cancelled due to approaching tropical typhoon Sonca. 



Particularly, the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines decided to cancel 11 flights to or from Ho Chi Minh City and Thua Thien- Hue, eight flights to or from Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh, Hanoi, Vinh and Thanh Hoa today. 
In order to support passengers on these air routes, VNA will exchange free tickets to or from Da Nang on the same day, following their request.
Vietnam Airlines announced that its flight VN1264/1265 connecting between Ho Chi Minh City and Vinh will depart later than scheduled around two hour 45 minutes to avoid the effect of the typhoon, which is forecast to make landfall the central coastal provinces from Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh this evening. 
Because of the storm influence, Vietjet and Jetstar Pacific also announced about cancelling or delaying for several its flights to or from Ho Chi Minh City, Thanh Hoa, Buon Me Thuot, Vinh, Dong Hoi and Pleiku. 
The domestic airlines advised passengers should frequently update the latest flight information as well as eye the current weather condition at websites of Vietnam Airlines, Vasco, Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific.

BY MAI AN- SONG NGUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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