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UK airports reopen after safety ruling

UK airports reopen after safety ruling

UK airports have reopened as of 10pm Tuesday 20 April. The decision, announced by Transport Secretary Lord Adonis, came after meetings with the Civil Aviation Authority about the risk assessment of aircraft flying through an ash cloud. (more…)

To fly or not to fly?

To fly or not to fly?

Recent closures to UK airports have once again left thousands of airline passengers stranded. On Tuesday May 18 further changes were made to the rules governing aircraft flying through volcanic ash clouds. (more…)

Air traffic returns to normal – almost

Air traffic returns to normal – almost

European air traffic has returned to normal with almost all restrictions lifted since the Icelandic ash cloud eruption which closed airports across the UK. However, just as airlines and passengers were looking forward to clear skies, Scottish airports were shut after a new ash cloud scare. (more…)

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