Ash from a volcano erupting in Iceland has forced the closure of airports in Britain and across northern Europe. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, trans-Atlantic travel is severely disrupted and thousands of passengers have been left stranded. Civil aviation authorities in Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia have closed their airspace, concerned that the volcanic ash could damage jet engines.
Volcano In Iceland Disrupts Air Travel
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