REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) - Iceland is dealing with another erupting volcano.
It's forced authorities to close the country's main international airport and cancel domestic flights as the mountains sends a plume of ash, smoke and steam 12 miles into the air.
Scientists say this one in "much bigger"... more »
A second, much larger volcano in Iceland is showing signs that it may be about to erupt, scientists have warned.
Since the start of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, which caused cancellations of thousands of flights in Europe because of a giant ash cloud, there has been much speculation about neighboring... more »
Britain's two major international airports reopened to some flights today after a no-fly zone was imposed because of a dense cloud of drifting volcanic ash from Iceland. And Europe's air traffic management agency says it appears the cloud is beginning to disperse.
Britain's National Air Traffic Service says London's... more »
Ireland's western airports quickly reopened today once it became clear that a 1,000-mile-long cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland would stay sufficiently offshore. But the Irish Aviation Agency warns the cloud lurking offshore could move in if the wind changes.
Ireland's two major airlines, Ryanair and Aer Lingus, shifted... more »
Ouch--imagine this hotel bill for taxpayers!
Two Colorado prosecutors and two sheriff's deputies were among travelers stranded overseas when an Icelandic volcano erupted and forced the closure of much of Europe's airspace.
The four were in London for interviews and an extradition hearing in a slaying case.
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European airports sent thousands of planes into the sky today after a week of unprecedented disruptions, but shifting winds sent a new plume of volcanic ash over Scandinavia, forcing some airports in Norway and Sweden to close again.
A spokesman for Eurocontrol, the European air traffic agency, says the... more »
Airliners are gradually reoccupying the skies over Europe after massive disruptions due to ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland.
Germany's air traffic controllers say they've reopened the country's airspace today. London's Heathrow airport, Europe's busiest, has also reopened, delivering rays of hope to stranded travelers.
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The Pentagon says that medical evacuation flights out of Afghanistan are taking eight hours longer because of the cloud of volcanic ash hanging over Europe.
Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said Monday that the military is using the Navy's Rota Air Base in Spain, instead of Ramstein Air Base in... more »
Air traffic across much of Europe is grounded today by an ash cloud from a volcano in Iceland.
Thousands of flights have been canceled, with tens of thousands of people stranded. Officials say it's not clear when it will be safe enough to fly again. One scientist says the... more »
Blasts of lava and ash shot out of a volcano in southern Iceland on Monday and small tremors rocked the ground, a surge in activity that raised fears of a larger explosion at the nearby Katla volcano.
Scientists say history has proven that when the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupts, Katla... more »