Qantas update - impact of volcanic ash on services

Sydney, 14 June 2011

Qantas will resume services to and from Adelaide on Wednesday 15 June 2011.

All mainland Australian services, including those to and from Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, will also operate as scheduled on Wednesday 15 June.

Flights to and from Tasmania and New Zealand will remain suspended for the morning of Wednesday 15 June.

Qantas will continue to monitor the movement of the ash cloud and assess its impact on flight operations as the situation develops. The Qantas Group's approach to flying is based on the highest standards of safety and risk assessment. Safety is always put before schedule.

Passengers with bookings on cancelled services will be contacted and rebooked on alternative services. Qantas will seek to schedule supplementary services to help clear the backlog.

Passengers are advised to check for the latest information.

Cancelled services for Wednesday 15 June are as follows.

Trans-Tasman scheduled services:

All services to and from New Zealand until 2:00pm local time.

Australian scheduled services:

All services to and from Tasmania until 11:00am local time.

Issued by Qantas Corporate Communication (5128)