22 Jun '11, 1am

Australian flights resuming as ash cloud from Chile's Puyehue volcano clears

Australian flights resuming as ash cloud from Chile's Puyehue volcano clears

German backpacker Lisa Berkemeyer, a stranded passenger headed to Brisbane, uses her laptop at the Qantas domestic terminal in Sydney's airport. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SYDNEY - AIRLINES are returning to the skies from some of Australia's largest airports on Wednesday as a volcanic cloud that has forced two days of flight cancellations clears over southern Australia. Australian flagship carrier Qantas and rival Virgin Australia resume early morning flights from the southern city of Adelaide on Wednesday. Qantas and its budget subsidiary Jetstar have told customers that flights through Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, and the national capital, Canberra, will resume late morning with Virgin returning to the air by noon. In Sydney, Australia's largest city, and neighbouring Newcastle, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin will resume services on Wednesday afternoon. Greyhound is ru...

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