The national flag carrier will delay the departure time from 2 - 3 hours and 25 minutes of flights from Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City to Tokyo, coded VN310, VN311, VN318, VN319, VN300, and VN301.
Passengers on the aforesaid flights will be assisted to convert to other flights on the same itinerary if they require.
The airline advised passengers to frequently update the weather condition information on its website www.vietnamairlines.com or Facebook’s page www.facebook.com/VietnamAirlines; call 1900 1100 (in Vietnam) or 84 24 38320 320 (from abroad).
According to Japan Meteorological Agency, Typhoon Faxai with winds of velocity up to 216km per hour is heading directly into Tokyo. It is forecast to hit coastal areas near Tokyo from September 8 to 9.