The safety-conscious Qantas Group’s decision not to fly under or near the Chilean volcanic ash cloud is testing the patience of air travelers in Australia who are asking why other airlines are continuing to operate (ATW Daily News, June 14). In a statement on its website, QF said, “At Qantas safety is our first priority and a number of flights have been canceled or rerouted to avoid the volcanic ash cloud.” QF has not had any fatalities in the jet era. Meanwhile, ...

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