Taipei, Taiwanese airlines on Saturday announced flight disruptions to various destinations in Japan for Sunday as Typhoon Trami approached the Ryukyu Islands and Japan.
China Airlines said it will cancel flights CI156/CI157/CI172/CI173/CI166/CI167/CI178/CI179 and delay flights CI118/CI119/CI158/CI150.
EVA Airways said all its Taoyuan-Osaka and Kaohsiung-Osaka flights will be canceled, while it will use bigger aircraft on Taoyuan-Okinawa flights BR112/BR113.
Its Taoyuan-Tokyo Narita flights BR196/195 will take off one hour ahead of schedule, and Songshan-Tokyo Haneda flight BR190 will be delayed to Monday.
Tigerair Taiwan said it will cancel flights IT284/IT211/IT8268/IT8269, affecting those traveling to Osaka and Nagoya.
The carrier will also postpone flights IT230/IT231 to later in the day and flights IT206/IT207/IT212/IT213 to Monday.
Flights IT200/IT201/IT210/IT285/IT214/IT215/IT240/IT241/IT202/ IT203/IT8246 and IT8247 will depart ahead of schedule, it said.
As of 2 p.m. Saturday, Trami was located 610 kilometers east-northeast of Taipei, moving at a speed of 33 kilometers per hour in a north-northwesterly direction, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The storm was carrying maximum sustained winds of 162 kph and gusts of up to 198 kph, with a radius of 280 km.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel