MAJOR Delays At Melbourne Airport From Fuel Shortages
Melbourne airport are still experiencing major flight delays, after a jet fuel shortage issue.
Fuel allocations in place at Melbourne Airport due to upstream supply issues. We’re working with airlines to minimise impact on travellers.— Melbourne Airport (@Melair) November 24, 2016
The shortages are affecting international airline operations at Melbourne Airport.
According to The Age, there are reportedly less than 2 million litres of aviation fuel available in Melbourne after a recent shipment of fuel failed quality control tests.
Airlines flying to and from Australia's Melbourne Airport on Friday were told they could only receive half of their normal jet fuel pic.twitter.com/kNuT7zWg9e— AeroChapter (@AeroChapter) November 25, 2016
Melbourne Airport are advising customers to contact their airline before travelling.
Please contact your airline directly with questions about flight impacts due to jet fuel supplies.— Melbourne Airport (@Melair) November 24, 2016