Sep 27, 2018 Market Comments Off on Most flights between Taiwan and Okinawa Friday canceled
Taipei, As Typhoon Trami moves toward Japan's Okinawa, Taipei-based China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA Air) have canceled all flights bound for Okinawa slated for Friday, the two airlines announced Thursday.
Tigerair Taiwan said Thursday that the departure time for Flight IT230 from Taoyuan to Okinawa will be moved forward one hour to 5:50 am Friday and Flight IT231 from Okinawa to Taoyuan on Friday moved from 10:10 am to 9:10 am.
Round-trip flights IT232/IT233 between Taoyuan and Okinawa and IT288/IT289 between Kaohsiung and Okinawa Friday will be canceled, Tigerair Taiwan said.
Peach Aviation said Flight MM922 from Taoyuan to Okinawa, MM925 from Okinawa to Taoyuan, MM926 from Taoyuan to Okinawa and MM934 from Kaohsiung to Okinawa Friday will all be canceled.
Peach Aviation also canceled round-trip flights slated for Saturday, including MM921/MM922 between Okinawa and Taoyuan, MM925/MM926 between Okinawa and Taoyuan, and MM933/MM934 between Okinawa and Kaohsiung.
According to the Central Weather Bureau, Typhoon Trami should reach its closest point to Taiwan between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, likely bringing heavy or extremely heavy rain to northern and northeastern parts of the country, before veering north toward Japan.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel