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The Volcanic Ash Cloud : It’s back and closing the airspace…again

Just when you thought the looming volcanic ash cloud looming over Europe that closed the airspace for days on end in mid-April had gone away … its back. Due to changes in atmospheric conditions and an increase in ash density in the air, the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will be closing portions of the…

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Today’s EU Forecast : Much Of The Same Volcanic Ash

Following yesterday’s massive and unprecedented airspace closure over Europe yesterday due to volcanic ash cloud caused by the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano much of Europe’s airspace remains closed today. As of yesterday an estimated 6,000 flights were canceled due to the volcanic ash cloud moving over Europe. The last estimates were that a total…

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