International airlines cancel flights as volcano eruption continues
International carriers cancelled 38 flights to/from Indonesia on 06-Nov-2010 and 50 on 07-Nov-2010, as Mt Merapi continued to erupt over the weekend, spreading volcanic ash (The Jakarta Post, 07-Nov-2010). Yogyakarta Adisutjipto International Airport has been closed since 05-Nov-2010 (Japan Today, 07-Nov-2010). Most airlines have now resumed flights to Jakarta (ChannelNewsasia.com/Jakarta Post, 07-Nov-2010).
- AirAsia: continued to suspended flights to Yogyakarta, also suspended flights to/from Bandung and Jakarta. It resumed flights to Jakarta on 07-Nov-2010;
- Batavia: cancelled two domestic flights from Yogyakarta;
- Cathay Pacific: cancelled two flights on 07-Nov-2010;
- Emirates: cancelled four flights on 07-Nov-2010. Dubai-Jakarta service has now been reinstated (Gulf Today, 08-Nov-2010);
- Eva Air: cancelled flights on 07-Nov-2010;
- Garuda Indonesia: cancelled 15 domestic flights from Yogyakarta;
- Japan Airlines: cancelled two flights over the weekend;
- Jetstar: cancelled two flights on 07-Nov-2010;
- KLM: reinstated two flights on 07-Nov-2010;
- Lion Air: cancelled four domestic flights from Yogyakarta;
- Malaysia Airlines: operated three flights between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta as scheduled on 07-Nov-2010, but cancelled two flights;
- Philippine Airlines: cancelled two flights on the morning of 07-Nov-2010;
- Qantas: operated as normal on 07-Nov-2010.
- Royal Brunei: cancelled flights on 07-Nov-2010, but reinstated two during the day;
- Singapore Airlines: cancelled seven flights to/from Jakarta on 06-Nov-2010 and one early on 07-Nov-2010. It reinstated two morning flights on 07-Nov-2010 and operated a supplementary flight between Jakarta and Singapore;
- Silk Air: cancelled two flights on 04-Nov-2010 and 06-Nov-2010; [more] [more]
- Turkish Airlines: cancelled flights over the weekend;
- Valuair: cancelled two flights on the morning of 07-Nov-2010.