THAI Cancels Bangkok-Sapporo Flights Due to Earthquake in Hokkaido

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday September 7, 2018 09:09
Bangkok--7 Sep--Thai Airways International
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that its flights from Bangkok-Sapporo, in Hokkaido, Japan, are cancelled until further notice due to the earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan.

Flight Lieutenant Pratana Patanasiri, THAI Vice President, Aviation Security and Standards, said that as a result of the earthquake that hit Hokkaido at 03.00 hours on the morning of 6 September 2018, several homes were damaged and a power outage occurred, followed by the temporary closure of New Chitose Airport. For passenger safety, all commercial airlines including THAI have cancelled flights to and from Sapporo. Flights TG670 from Bangkok-Sapporo and TG671 from Sapporo-Bangkok on 7 September 2018 have been cancelled. The Company is in close coordination with New Chitose Airport and will resume flights as soon as the airport reopens.

Normally, THAI operates five roundtrip flights per week from Bangkok-Sapporo. Flight TG670 departs from Suvarnabhumi Airport at 23.45 hours and arrives at New Chitose Airport at 08.30 hours on the following day (local time) and the return flight TG671 that departs from New ChitoseAirport at 10.30 hours (local time) and arrives at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 15.30 hours.

THAI advises all passengers traveling on the afore-mentioned flights to check the Company's announcements and keep abreast of all related news. For information on the flight schedules, passengers may check www.thaiairways.com or THAI Contact Center at Tel. 0-356-1111, 24-hours a day.


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