Virgin Australia 737-800. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Australian and New Zealand air travelers faced another day of travel disruptions as Perth Airport on the west coast was affected by the ash cloud from Chile’s Puyehue-Cordon Caulle Volcano (ATW Daily News, June 15). Qantas, Virgin Australia and a host of smaller domestic operators canceled up to 200 flights from the capital of Western Australia as the ash cloud crossed the southwest corner of the country. Unlike the cloud that ...

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