Airlines reschedule flights due to storm hinh anh 1A Vietnam Airlines aircraft (Photo: Vietnam Airlines)

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco have announced their cancellation of flights for July 16 over passenger safety amid the tropical storm Talas preparing to land in central Vietnam.

Accordingly, Vietnam Airlines would not run four flights between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Vinh city in Nghe An province – VN1714, VN1715, VN1268 and VNA1269.

Jetstar Pacific said it would cancel four flights between Ho Chi Minh City and the two central cities of Vinh (Nghe An) and Dong Hoi (Quang Binh). They are coded BL524, BL525, BL350 and BL351.

Two Vasco-operated flights between Hanoi and Dong Hoi, 0V8590 and 0V8591, would not depart on the day.

Representatives from these airlines said if there are seats available, affected passengers can switch to flights on the same routes taking off the next day free of charge.

They recommended passengers who plan to fly to and from Noi Bai, Cat Bi, Tho Xuan, Vinh, Dong Hoi, Phu Bai and Da Nang airports in the current period to keep updating weather forecast and information on their flights.-VNA