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  • Icelandic volcanic ash alert status raised


    Iceland's Meteorological Office has again raised its alert status indicating the risk of atmospheric contamination by volcanic ash as a result of increased seismic activity near the Bárðarbunga and Trölladyngja volcanoes in central Iceland, both on the northern edge of the Vatnajökul glacial region.


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  • Eurocontrol reveals extent of industrial action disruption in 2013


    ​European air traffic control industrial action “proved to be even more disruptive in 2013 than 2012”, according to...


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  • Icelandic volcanic ash alert status raised

    News | 29 Aug 2014 13:41 | David Learmount

    Iceland's Meteorological Office has again raised its alert status indicating the risk of atmospheric contamination by volcanic ash as a result of increased seismic activity near the Bárðarbunga and Trölladyngja volcanoes in central Iceland, both on the northern edge of the Vatnajökul glacial region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icelandic-volcanic-ash-alert-status-raised-403165/
  • Eurocontrol data highlights frequency of delays at Heathrow

    News | 27 Aug 2014 15:50 | David Learmount

    London Heathrow appears more than any other European airport on Eurocontrol's top 20 list of "most delayed airport pairs".http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eurocontrol-data-highlights-frequency-of-delays-at-Heathrow-403075/
  • ANALYSIS: How will volcanic ash be handled this time?

    News | 26 Aug 2014 15:00 | David Learmount

    ​​How will airlines cope this time if atmospheric volcanic ash clouds European airspace again?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-will-volcanic-ash-be-handled-this-time-403009/
  • EASA issues volcanic ash safety bulletin

    News | 22 Aug 2014 15:11 | David Learmount

    ​The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued a safety information bulletin (SIB) to prepare airlines, air navigation service providers and national aviation authorities for the procedures they would have to follow in the event that the seismic activity reported by Iceland becomes a major volcanic eruption.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-issues-volcanic-ash-safety-bulletin-402957/
  • Eurocontrol prepares for volcanic ash cloud

    News | 21 Aug 2014 11:15 | David Learmount

    ​Eurocontrol has raised the volcanic ash alert status for European airspace to orange, defined as “heightened or escalating seismic unrest with increased potential of eruption”. This puts member states and their air navigation service providers on alert to link up with the European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell, a system set up after the April 2010 atmospheric volcanic ash crisis.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eurocontrol-prepares-for-volcanic-ash-cloud-402904/
  • Eurocontrol reveals extent of industrial action disruption in 2013

    News | 18 Aug 2014 23:00 | David Learmount

    ​European air traffic control industrial action “proved to be even more disruptive in 2013 than 2012”, according to Eurocontrol’s just-published Network Manager report for 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eurocontrol-reveals-extent-of-industrial-action-disruption-in-2013-402784/