The European travel chaos as a result of volcanic ash from a volcano in Iceland came to an end on Thursday as all affected airspace was re-opened.
European airlines on Wednesday were forced to again cancel hundreds of flights while experts say the ash cloud coverage from Grímsvötn is expected to soon dissipate.
Numerous airlines on Tuesday morning were forced to cancel hundreds of flights to and from Scotland and several other regions as the latest volcanic ash crisis continued to intensify.
Eurocontrol, the agency charged with coordinating air traffic management across Europe, said on Monday that it does not expect a significant impact after a volcano erupted in Iceland.
The death toll in Indonesia’s Mount Merapi eruptions risen to 191 on Wednesday as international airlines again cancel and postpone routes to and from the region.
A gentleman wearing a Hooters sweatshirt lays down the situation in three words.
Many European nations have extended airspace closures through Friday afternoon as forecasts show no signs of Iceland’s volcanic ash abetting.
Much of Europe’s airspace is closed until further notice due to a massive cloud of dangerous ash spreading southeastward from a volcano in Iceland.
Over 15 hours after departing Newark for Tokyo, passengers aboard Continental flight 9 were right back where they started: New Jersey.