Vietnam Airlines adjusts flights from/to Vinh airport due to storm Noul hinh anh 1Vietnam Airlines plane (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced that it would adjust schedules of flights from/to Vinh airport in the central province of Nghe An on September 18 as storm Noul hit the region earlier on the day.

Specifically, the airline will delay from two to six hours and a half the take-off and landing times of four flights coded VN7719, VN7718, VN7715 and VN7714 between Hanoi and Vinh, eight flights coded VN1262, VN1263, VN7264, VN7265, VN1260, VN1261, VN1264 and VN1265 between Ho Chi Minh City and Vinh, and two flights coded VN1691 and VN1690 between Vinh and Buon Ma Thuot in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

Earlier, the carrier cancelled 30 flights on September 18 and will operate 22 additional flights on the affected routes on September 19.

Pacific Airlines, an affiliate of the Vietnam Airlines Group, also postponed two flights coded BL6054 and BL6055 between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang after 8:00pm on September 18.

Passengers are urged to keep updated with the airline’s official website and Facebook page, ticket offices or customers’ hotline.

Storm Noul, the fifth to enter the East Sea this year, made landfall in central Thua Thien-Hue province at around 8:30am on September 18./.