02.06.2014 - News

After the eruption of the volcano canceled flights from Australia

After the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Sanhinh Api was canceled all flights to the Australian city of Perth to Bali.


Two Jetstar flights from Perth were canceled on Monday – at 5:10 am flight to Denpasar and at 7:30 am in Singapore through Denpasar – through a cloud of volcanic ash from the volcano Sanhinh Api, located on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa. Flights from Brisbane to Denpasar airline Virgin Australia, which was scheduled for take off at 10:10 am on Monday, was postponed until noon. However, the airline Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia resumed or soon going to resume flights to Darwin.

The ash cloud from the volcano heaving Sanhinh Api on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa. The main cloud that had an impact on the Australian Aviation swept south east west side of the Northern Territory and south up to the town of Alice Springs in Australia. Southwest ash cloud coming to Bali, but it is unclear whether it will impact flights to Denpasar.

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss warned to resume normal operation after the air traffic problems this weekend, it may take several days. Small particles of volcanic ash can damage aircraft engines.

Author: Anastasiia Trepyton
Source: travelandtourworld.com