Check weather at the airport before departure. Also try and fill up with at least 18:00 because that happened. If you have anymore questions, let me know. Also, welcome to Infinite Flight :)
These fuel planners are most likely taking into consideration a step climb type cruise. To improve fuel efficiency over long haul flights, many airlines step climb. (FL330-350-370) or (FL320-340-360). If your flying some of the newer updated aircraft, chances are @AndrewWu has made a guide on it.
Personally I’ve never had a problem with fuel running out, taking into account that I step climb and run at the aircrafts proper cruising speed.
Never had a problem with fuel, I always pack in Extra fuel. Note: Always pack in 4 extra hours of fuel, or more. And use a good cruising altitude; FL330,340,350,360 are all pretty good altitudes.
I found your problem.
In all seriousness, yes; the winds do affect your aircrafts fuel consumption more than you’d expect and it can certainly be easy to underestimate. I recommend always adding at least an hour and fifteen minutes more fuel than you’d need to make it to your destination- and double that if your flying on an aircraft that isn’t updated with semi-realistic aerodynamics!
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