Typhoon causes air­lines to ad­just Ja­panese sched­ules

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Some Tai­wanese air­lines on Mon­day an­nounced changes to their sched­ule for flights be­tween Tai­wan and Ja­pan on Tues­day be­cause of Typhoon Goni, which was pound­ing Ok­i­nawa on Mon­day af­ter­noon be­fore head­ing to­ward Kyushu.

China Air­lines said flights CI116/117 be­tween Taoyuan and Fukuoka — home to the big­gest air­port in Kyushu — and flight CI111 from Fukuoka to Tai­wan, will be de­layed to later in the day.

CI116 will leave at 4:50 p.m. from Tai­wan, CI117 will leave at 9 p.m. from Ja­pan, and CI111 will leave at 9:30 p.m. from Ja­pan.

Typhoon Goni is ex­pected to be over Kyushu on Tues­day morn­ing and then head out to sea in the af­ter­noon, ac­cord­ing to Cen­tral Weather Bureau pro­jec­tions.

Man­darin Air­lines said char­ter flights AE7312/7313 be­tween Kaoh­si­ung and Ku­mamoto will be de­layed to mid-day on Wed­nes­day.

Other Tai­wanese air­lines have yet to an­nounce sched­ule changes.

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