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Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage Prompts Scores of Cancellations

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A damaged pipeline has led to rationing by the oil company supplying New Zealand’s Auckland Airport with jet fuel, prompting delays and cancellations on scores of flights operating out of the country’s biggest airport. (atwonline.com) More...

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sgbelverta
sharon bias 1
Under the, "I don't get it" heading, wasn't the pipeline marked? Isn't there a utility in NZ that goes out at a person or companies request and locates and marks underground utilities? In California, a phone call to 811 will get a tech out within a day to mark lines. It's low cost or free. If you use the service, and still hit a line, then the utility vendor has to pay for all repairs. Bet they wished they'd marked those lines now.

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