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The Auckland fuel shortage. Depending on route selected it's landed in either Perth for the southern routes to DOH or ADL for the northern tracks.
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what about the VA35 SYD-DPS going through Darwin past few day? Winds as well or the volcano?
They are stopping in Darwin for a fuel top up as a precaution in case the volcano blows and they have to return to Australia. The 737 doesn't have the range to get close to DPS and then return to Australia without a diversion. If they divert the crew are out of hours and would need recovery ops as DPS is the only VA port in the region.
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