Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

The airport said it will close a number of runways from 11:00 on September 30th to 6:00 on October 1st (Japan time). 

As a result, Vietnam Airlines’ flights from Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City to Osaka (VN330, VN320) and from Hanoi to Nagoya (VN346) on September 30th early morning will depart later at 23:30 on the same day. 

A similar situation faces its September 30th flights from Osaka to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (VN331, VN321) and from Nagoya to Hanoi (VN347), with their new departure times scheduled to be after 9:00 on October 1st (Japan time).

Vietnam Airlines will cancel two flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Nagoya on September 30th (VN340 and VN341). Affected passengers can exchange their tickets for free for other flights on the next day.   

Jetstar Pacific Airlines will cancell its Da Nang – Osaka and Osaka – Hanoi flights (BL164, BL621) on September 30th.

The two airlines are closely following the storm’s developments to come up with prompt flight time changes to ensure passengers’ safety with minimum impacts on their travelling.

Related passengers are advised to frequently get update on their flight schedules on websites or and via hotlines of 1900 1100 for Vietnam Airlines and 1900 1550 for Jetstar Pacific./.