Democracy Now: European Flights Resume Following Ash Closures


Nearly all European flight routes have resumed after a week of closures due to volcanic ash from Iceland. Some flight bans remain in effect in areas of Norway and Sweden where the ash continues to linger. The closures marked the worst halt to civil aviation in Europe since World War II. Airlines lost at least $1.75 billion on over 100,000 canceled flights.

~ by wheresthemic on April 22, 2010.

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