Airlines have received a “code red” after the eruption of Mount Agung


Airlines have been warned about the danger of the volcanic ash in the skies close to Bali, Mount Agung is currently emitting a think plume of ash and smoke reaching 4,000 meter (13,000 feet).

The current aviation code has been set to “Red“, meaning that the eruption is forecast to be imminent with significant emission of ash into the atmosphere likely.

KLM today released a statement that it will cancel its today’s KL835/836 flight to the popular tourist destination Denpasar via Singapore (The flight from Amsterdam to Singapore will remain). “Due to strict safety regulations on ash clouds and eruptions we will not take-off and land at Denpasar airport at night, all passengers will be rebooked (on day-flights only)“, the statement said.


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