Ash Shuts Major British, Dutch And Irish Airports

Ash shuts major British, Dutch and Irish airports

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and the Netherlands shut or planned to close major airports because of volcanic ash from Iceland on Monday, threatening large-scale air traffic disruption in Europe at the start of the working week.

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