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Ash clears, London airports reopen

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...

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Volcanic ash clears out of Atlantic air space

If you're heading to Europe soon--good news--flights over Europe and the North Atlantic have returned to normal after ash spewing from an Icelandic volcano caused widespread disruptions this week. The European air traffic management agency says patches of high ash concentrations in the Atlantic are clear of the routes...

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Volcanic ash shuts down European airports

A plume of volcanic ash snaked its way through southern France, Switzerland, Italy and Germany on Sunday, shutting down airports and disrupting flights across Europe. Trans-Atlantic connections were also being diverted around a larger patch of cloud stretching from southern Greenland to the coast of Portugal, adding several hours...

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Volcanic ash still limiting flights

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...

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