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Ash cloud shrinking, end of eruption in sight

The ash cloud rising from Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano is reducing say experts and the eruption could peter out by the weekend. Icelandic

The ash cloud rising from Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano is reducing say experts and the eruption could peter out by the weekend. Icelandic

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Airlines dissent over volcano risk

Germany says it will not allow planes to fly through certain ash concentrations except in specific conditions. The eruption of Iceland’s Grimsvotn

Germany says it will not allow planes to fly through certain ash concentrations except in specific conditions. The eruption of Iceland’s Grimsvotn

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Iceland volcano grounds European planes

Airlines grounded by the Icelandic volcano ash alarm are already counting the potentially colossal cost. The European air traffic agency Eurocontrol

Airlines grounded by the Icelandic volcano ash alarm are already counting the potentially colossal cost. The European air traffic agency Eurocontrol

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Airlines warned Icelandic volcano ash cloud could spread

Europe has been put on alert for some travel disruption following an eruption by Iceland’s most active volcano. Experts, however, say there is

Europe has been put on alert for some travel disruption following an eruption by Iceland’s most active volcano. Experts, however, say there is

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No risk to European flights from Icelandic eruption

Experts say the eruption of Iceland’s most active volcano this weekend is unlikely to create the international traffic chaos seen a year ago. The

Experts say the eruption of Iceland’s most active volcano this weekend is unlikely to create the international traffic chaos seen a year ago. The

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Volcano clouds Icelandic skies again

Iceland’s most active volcano has erupted again shutting the county’s airspace. Grimsvertn in southeast Iceland has hurled white smoke some 20

Iceland’s most active volcano has erupted again shutting the county’s airspace. Grimsvertn in southeast Iceland has hurled white smoke some 20

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European airspace faces radical restructuring

The idea of a single European sky has been on the agenda since 1960 when Eurocontrol was formed to create a single airspace for the union’s six

The idea of a single European sky has been on the agenda since 1960 when Eurocontrol was formed to create a single airspace for the union’s six

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Icelandic volcano has "stopped erupting"

The Icelandic volcano that caused havoc for air travellers across Europe for more than a month has stopped erupting, according to a leading

The Icelandic volcano that caused havoc for air travellers across Europe for more than a month has stopped erupting, according to a leading

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Ash cloud flight restrictions eased

There is some good news for travellers stranded by the latest volcanic ash cloud in Europe: air traffic restrictions have been eased in Britain

There is some good news for travellers stranded by the latest volcanic ash cloud in Europe: air traffic restrictions have been eased in Britain

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British skies start to reopen

British skies have started to reopen as a plume of volanic ash once again wreaks havoc for European air passengers.   The UK’s two busiest airports

British skies have started to reopen as a plume of volanic ash once again wreaks havoc for European air passengers.   The UK’s two busiest airports

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European skies clear of ash

Things are heading back to normal in European skies after the chaos caused again this weekend by the ash from the erupting Icelandic volcano. Some

Things are heading back to normal in European skies after the chaos caused again this weekend by the ash from the erupting Icelandic volcano. Some

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Trying to get back to normal

Airports across Europe are still trying to get back to normal after more disruption over the weekend caused by Iceland’s spewing volcano – Portuguese

Airports across Europe are still trying to get back to normal after more disruption over the weekend caused by Iceland’s spewing volcano – Portuguese

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Ash cloud returns to frustrate Europe's flyers

Thousands of European air travellers again find themselves stranded because of Icelandic volcanic ash. Up to 500 flights have had to be cancelled

Thousands of European air travellers again find themselves stranded because of Icelandic volcanic ash. Up to 500 flights have had to be cancelled

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Ash cloud shuts Portuguese, Spanish skies

A plume of volcanic ash is once again causing misery for some European air travellers. The cloud is drifting from Iceland across southern Europe

A plume of volcanic ash is once again causing misery for some European air travellers. The cloud is drifting from Iceland across southern Europe

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Ash cloud grounds Europe's planes again

Airports in northern Spain were due to begin operating again this morning after abrasive ash blowing south from Iceland’s volcano forced them to

Airports in northern Spain were due to begin operating again this morning after abrasive ash blowing south from Iceland’s volcano forced them to

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Air flights in Europe again disrupted by volcanic ash

Volcanic ash has returned to torment air travellers in the north of Portugal and Spain. Several hundred flights were cancelled on Saturday as winds

Volcanic ash has returned to torment air travellers in the north of Portugal and Spain. Several hundred flights were cancelled on Saturday as winds

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Volcano cloud shuts Spanish airports

The volcanic cloud from Iceland’s erupting volcano has closed 15 airports in Spain. European air traffic control agency, Eurocontrol, says it

The volcanic cloud from Iceland’s erupting volcano has closed 15 airports in Spain. European air traffic control agency, Eurocontrol, says it

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Further flights diverted by Iceland's volcano

Iceland’s erupting volcano is once again causing travel disruption to airlines. Aviation authority Eurocontrol said a potentially dangerous

Iceland’s erupting volcano is once again causing travel disruption to airlines. Aviation authority Eurocontrol said a potentially dangerous

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Icelandic volcano causes more travel disruptions

Once again, air passengers are feeling the fury of the Icelandic volcano. This time it’s people in Scotland and Ireland who have been affected

Once again, air passengers are feeling the fury of the Icelandic volcano. This time it’s people in Scotland and Ireland who have been affected

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Volcanic ash drift briefly halts Irish, Scottish aviation

Northern Atlantic airspace was given the all clear after a brief new volcanic ash alert for aviation. The air traffic agency Eurocontrol says

Northern Atlantic airspace was given the all clear after a brief new volcanic ash alert for aviation. The air traffic agency Eurocontrol says

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Ash on the menu again for EU transport ministers

The recurrent ash cloud from Iceland is a gritty reminder for the EU’s transport ministers meeting in Brussels of the need for better preparation to

The recurrent ash cloud from Iceland is a gritty reminder for the EU’s transport ministers meeting in Brussels of the need for better preparation to

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Irish airspace to reopen

The Irish Aviation Authority has announced the reopening of their airspace from two o’clock this afternoon (CET). Flights to the from the country

The Irish Aviation Authority has announced the reopening of their airspace from two o’clock this afternoon (CET). Flights to the from the country

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Air travel hit again by Icelandic volcanic ash

Tens of thousands of air passengers face disruption today because of a renewed threat of ash from an Icelandic volcano. Ireland will shut its

Tens of thousands of air passengers face disruption today because of a renewed threat of ash from an Icelandic volcano. Ireland will shut its

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Could Icelandic volcano cause famine?

So far it has caused massive travel disruption, but could the Icelandic volcano bring famine and widespread social disorder? A French historian

So far it has caused massive travel disruption, but could the Icelandic volcano bring famine and widespread social disorder? A French historian

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Volcano closes Iceland's airports for first time

Iceland is the latest victim of its own volcanic cloud. A change in wind direction has forced the north Atlantic country to close all main airports

Iceland is the latest victim of its own volcanic cloud. A change in wind direction has forced the north Atlantic country to close all main airports

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Ash chaos buck-passing brings 3rd EU warning

The fallout over extended travel expenses from the volcanic storm over Europe is far from abating. Consumers’ frustrations continue as various

The fallout over extended travel expenses from the volcanic storm over Europe is far from abating. Consumers’ frustrations continue as various

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Europeans looks at the fallout over airspace

“It’s an unprecedented event for European air transport. Airspace closed due to a volcanic ash cloud. How do airports, airlines, control traffic

“It’s an unprecedented event for European air transport. Airspace closed due to a volcanic ash cloud. How do airports, airlines, control traffic