Typhoon Tembin disrupts Taiwan flights (Update)

23 Aug 2012

Typhoon Tembin’s passage over Taiwan is leading to service cancellations and may cause more travel disruptions tomorrow. 

Cathay Pacific and partner airline Dragonair, with which it codeshares routes to Taiwan, issued an update at 2130 this evening stating that flights CX6758/KA452, CX6752/KA432, CX6754/KA436, and CX6760/KA454 from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung will be cancelled on August 24 due to bad weather.

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair flights KA451/CX6757, KA453/CX6759, KA433/CX6753, KA437/CX6755, KA455/CX6761 from Kaohsiung to Hong Kong will also be cancelled. 

Cathay said other flights on August 24 may also be disrupted. 

China Airlines earlier today said it will cancel flights CI711 and CI712 between Kaohsiung and Manila scheduled for August 24. According to its website, the airline also appeared to have cancelled all flights between Taipei and Kaohsiung from this evening until late tomorrow afternoon. Flights between Taipei and Hong Kong were not marked as cancelled as of 2330. 

Eva Air said all its international flights were operating as normal. 

Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (see here) said along with flights to Kaohsiung, those to Hualien or Taitung may also be affected by the weather.

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