Vietjet Air cancels flights to Da Lat

Update: June, 23/2015 - 13:24
HA NOI (VNS) — Vietjet Air had to cancel flights between HCM City and Da Lat, and Ha Noi and Da Lat due to strong winds in the Central Highland Da Lat City yesterday.

The move, which aimed to ensure the safety of its passengers, also affected other flights during the day, Vietjet Air said.

The firm plans to increase flights to and from Da Lat today to help passengers who were affected by the cancellations. The airline has asked passengers to update themselves on flight schedules on the firm's website.

A representative of Vietjet Air said the circumstances in which flights were influenced by bad weather reflected the specific characteristics of aviation. The cancellations caused losses to the airline that were not insignificant, but passengers' safety was the top priority, the official said.