Eyjafjallajokull Glacier

  • Volcanic ash: UK, Ireland set new flying zone May 18, 2010

    London: Britain's air traffic control body said on Monday it had agreed the creation of a new flying zone with Irish officials and aircraft manufacturers to limit the disruption caused by ash emitted by an Icelandic volcano. The new "Time Limited Zone" will be put in place over UK and Irish...
  • Volcanic ash shuts major UK, Dutch airports May 17, 2010

    London: Britain and the Netherlands shut or planned to close major airports because of volcanic ash from Iceland on Monday, threatening large-scale air traffic disruption in Europe at the start of the working week. With Ireland's Dublin airport already shut, the new closures brought an echo of last month when ash...