Airservices experienced a software issue affecting Sydney Airport’s air traffic control and management system, resulting in major disruptions to flight operations this morning.
Better runway operations, a smoother running air traffic control network and programs to improve the predictability of aircraft arrivals rates.
Ash plumes resulting from an eruption of Sangeang Api in Indonesia on 30 May have continued to dissipate. Flights in and out of Darwin are expected to resume this afternoon.
All non-emergency flights in and out of Darwin have been suspended. Flights heading through northern Australia to overseas destinations are being re-routed.
The volcanic eruption of Mount Sangeang Api in Indonesia yesterday afternoon has resulted in a volcanic ash plume that has affected airline operations in Darwin this morning.
Update – A number of aircraft were delayed earlier this afternoon due to a technical fault in our main air traffic control centre in Brisbane.
Aircraft are being delayed this afternoon due to a technical fault at our main air traffic control centre in Brisbane.
Statement issued at 5pm relating to delays at Melbourne Airport.
Statement issued at 12 noon relating to delays at Melbourne Airport.
Passengers are advised to expect delays to flights arriving and departing Melbourne this morning due to technical issues at our control tower at Melbourne Airport.
Tropical weather in south-east Queensland has caused disruptions to flights today.