Volcanic Ash

  • Chile volcano ash circles globe, returns home 18-06-2011 09:50 AM

    Santiago: The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano that has been erupting for nearly two weeks has circled the globe and come home again. The returning cloud - which has disrupted flights in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Australia and New Zealand on its around-the-world trip on Friday forced Chilean officials to...
  • Chile volcano ash grounds Australia, NZ flights 12-06-2011 07:54 PM

    Wellington: Thousands of passengers in Australia and New Zealand were affected when airlines suspended flights on Sunday as an ash cloud from an erupting volcano in southern Chile spread, threatening to damage engines. Australia's national carrier, Qantas Airways, said all the airline's flights in and out of the southeastern city...
  • Chile volcano ash grounds flights in Argentina 08-06-2011 08:13 AM

    Buenos Aires: Stiff winds blew ash from a Chilean volcano on Tuesday in a widening arc across Argentina to the capital, grounding most air travel to and from the country for much of the day. Since airborne ash can severely damage jet engines, Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral, the country's state-owned...
  • Indian carriers to decide on flights to Europe 25-05-2011 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of the flight disruption in Europe due to ash spewing from an Icelandic volcano, officials of major Indian carriers on Wednesday held meetings to decide on diversion or cancellation of their flights. Officials of Kingfisher Airlines, Jet Airways and Air India held separate meetings to...
  • Volcanic ash cloud moves to Europe, flights suspended 24-05-2011 09:06 AM

    Thick volcanic ash is blowing over Iceland after the Grimsvotn volcano erupted on Saturday because of which several airlines including British Airways and KLM have suspended flights to the UK and the rest of the continent is on alert. ...
  • Iceland: Volcanic cloud spreads, flights canceled 24-05-2011 07:29 AM

    London: British air traffic controllers say ash from the erupting Iceland volcano will affect flights out of Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland by Tuesday afternoon. The agency that controls air traffic over Britain and the eastern Atlantic said airports will remain open but flights will be affected between 5:30...
  • Europe on alert for Icelandic volcano ash cloud 23-05-2011 09:15 AM

    Reykjavik: An eruption by Iceland's most active volcano was set to keep the island's main airport shut on Monday, while other European nations watched for any impact on their air routes from a towering plume of smoke and ash. Experts said they saw little chance of a repeat of 2010's...
  • Flights over Europe disrupted by volcanic ash 21-04-2010 12:06 AM

    CNN-IBN on Face The Nation shows worldwide flight disruptions caused by the volcanic ash. ...
  • Worldwide flight disruptions caused by volcanic ash over Europe

    Today at 10 pm on Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose speaks to a panel of experts on the worldwide flight disruptions caused by volcanic ash...