Official: Ash Will Cancel Up To 500 Flights

Official: Ash will cancel up to 500 flights

The spread of dense ash from the erupting Iceland volcano could force the cancellation of up to 500 commercial flights in Northern Ireland, Scotland and parts of Scandinavia, the European air traffic agency said Tuesday.

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