Volcano Ash Flights: Eu Says Half Of Normal Flights May Run Monday

Volcano Ash Flights: EU Says Half Of Normal Flights May Run Monday

AMSTERDAM — European air traffic could return to about 50 percent of normal levels Monday if weather forecasts confirm that skies over half the continent are emptying of the volcanic ash that has thrown global travel into chaos, the European Union said. The prospects for a return to normal air travel remained far from clear, however. Several major airlines safely tested the skies with weekend flights that did not carry passengers.

RELATED ARTICLES
BING NEWS:
  • Icelandic volcano: latest travel advice for stranded passengers
    Iceland Express has started to resume flights between Reykjavik and London. It was the first airline to leave London Gatwick at 01:35 today. It plans to resume a normal service from ... as airlines will be required to run ash-damage checks before and ...
    06/10/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Volcano erupts in Indonesia: 76,000 evacuated, most of Java’s airports shut
    More than 76,000 people fled their homes and flights ... ash. Other airports, including Denpasar on the resort island of Bali, were so far unaffected, according to flag carrier Garuda Indonesia. Operations were unaffected at a major oil refinery in Cilacap ...
    02/13/2014 - 5:31 pm | View Link
  • Volcano Ash Flights: EU Says Half Of Normal Flights May Run Monday
    AMSTERDAM — Major airlines that sent test flights into European air space found no damage Sunday from the volcanic ash that has paralyzed aviation over the continent, raising pressure on governments to ease restrictions that have thrown global travel and ...
    06/17/2010 - 6:12 pm | View Link
  • ICELANDIC VOLCANO: Airspace open, but days of disruption still to come
    Three-quarters of scheduled European flights will be able to run, according to air traffic ... calling for EU compensation for companies affected. Meanwhile in Iceland, observers say the plume of ash from the erupting Eyjafjallajökull volcano is now ...
    04/20/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Scenarios: What if volcano disruption lasts weeks, months?
    European air traffic could return to normal ... might run short of supplies. -- Supply chains would become more flexible. Some supermarkets are already flying in perishable goods from Africa to Spain then trucking them to destinations under the ash cloud.
    04/20/2010 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Travel News, Tips & Deals – ABC News
    Find the latest travel news, tips and guides, and look for vacation ideas. See photos and videos of travel destinations, check flight delays, and more at ABCNews.
    08/30/2015 - 3:03 am | View Website
  • Volcanic ash
    Volcanic ash is formed during explosive volcanic eruptions, phreatomagmatic eruptions and during transport in pyroclastic density currents. Explosive eruptions occur ...
    08/29/2015 - 7:04 pm | View Website
  • Planes or Volcano? | Information Is Beautiful
    Even the corrected estimates are highly misleading. 1. The volcano has been erupting for a month. Total CO2 emissions are much larger than indicated in this analysis.
    08/29/2015 - 10:35 am | View Website
  • Air travel disruption after the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull ...
    In response to concerns that volcanic ash ejected during the 2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland would damage aircraft engines the controlled airspace of ...
    08/29/2015 - 8:55 am | View Website
  • Technology and Science News
    News stories along with podcasts, video and blogs. USA.
    08/28/2015 - 10:37 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Travel News