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Storm grounds many flights
Le Anh
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Storm grounds many flights

Le Anh

Many flights have been canceled due to the storm - PHOTO: LE ANH

HCMC – Local airlines on September 14 cancelled many flights to the central and north central regions due to Tropical Storm Doksuri hitting central provinces.

Specifically, Vietnam Airlines will cancel 22 flights including nine flights on routes from Hanoi to Danang and Hue, and from HCMC to Dong Hoi, Hue and Danang and vice versa. Flight VN430 flying from South Korea’s Seoul to Danang was delayed until September 15.

On September 15, the national air flag carrier cancelled 13 flights from Hanoi and HCMC to Hue and Danang and two flights between Danang and Dalat. Besides, many other domestic flights were put off.

Meanwhile, Jetstar Pacific representative said the carrier would adjust the flight schedule and suspend some flights as well due to heavy rain and strong winds brought by the tropical storm.

Jetstar Pacific on September 14 cancelled four flights between HCMC and Chu Lai, and between HCMC and Phu Quoc.

On September 15, the carrier cancelled a total of 12 flights between HCMC and Thanh Hoa, Hue, Vinh and Dong Hoi, between Hue and Dalat, and between Dong Hoi and Chiang Mai of Thailand.

The same situation was also seen at Vietjet. Since September 14, the airline has canceled four flights between HCMC and Vinh, four flights from Hue to HCMC, six flights from HCMC to Chu Lai, two flights between HCMC and Thanh Hoa and two others from Cam Ranh to Thanh Hoa. Many other flights have schedules changed due to the storm.

Customers who have booked such flights can take other flights the next day or return tickets at no charge. Airlines advised their customers to frequently update the information about the storm.

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