By: Chen Wei-ting and Flor Wang
Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Several Taiwan-based airlines have canceled or postponed their flights to and from Japan’s Okinawa over the next two days due to the approach of Typhoon Kong-Rey.
China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan’s largest carrier, announced Wednesday on its website that its round-trip flights CI120/121 and 122/123 between Taipei and Okinawa on Thursday will be canceled.
In addition, CAL said, its round-trip flights CI132/133 between Kaohsiung and Okinawa and AE282/283 between Taichung and Okinawa on Thursday will also be canceled.
EVA Air, one of Taiwan’s leading airlines, said all its flights scheduled for Thursday between Taipei and Okinawa will be canceled, while it will operate its bigger 777-300ER aircraft instead of the A321-200s on its round-trip flights BR112/BR113 and BR186/BR185 on Friday. [FULL STORY]