(Taipei, August 23, 2019) - Vietjet today announced the cancellation of four flights between Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi and Kaohsiung scheduled in the afternoon of August 24 due to the tropical storm Bailu.
Particularly, flights VJ890/ VJ889 between Ho Chi Minh City and Kaohsiung and flights VJ946/ VJ947 between Hanoi and Kaohsiung will be cancelled.
For VJ890/ VJ889 flights, passengers are arranged to board earlier flights on the same day with the same routes Ho Chi Minh City – Kaohsiung – Ho Chi Minh City, coded VJ866 and VJ885 with departure time at 7:25 and 12:40 respectively (all in local times) .
For the VJ946/ VJ947 flights, passengers are arranged to board the same flights in the next day of August 25 or to board Taichung flights in the same day if requested.
Vietjet has informed all affected passengers via airports’ radio and announcement boards as well as approached the passengers on phones via calls and SMSs. Vietjet advises all passengers to frequently stay updated on flight information at website www.vietjetair.com. By clicking the tab “Flight information” and inputting reservation number, passengers can check their itinerary thoroughly to have proper arrangement ahead the flights.
The circumstance caused by extreme weather sparks large expense to the carrier. However, the safety of passengers is always at the top priority by Vietjet thus the cancellation is a must to do. Vietjet sincerely apologizes and asks for sympathy among passengers for the unexpected typical flight changes due to the unusual weather.