torsdag 26 maj 2011 | Aviation
Iceland Volcano Ash Closes Airspace In Northern Germany
"According to the BBC, Germany is closing its northern airspace on Wednesday because of ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland, officials say. Bremen airport was closing at 0300 GMT and Hamburg at 0400 GMT, Germany's weather service said. The airspace over Berlin and Hanover could also be affected.
Air traffic in Norway and Denmark has been disrupted but flights were expected to resume across the UK after some airspace in the north was closed.
Services in and out of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England had been badly hit, with about 500 flights cancelled across Europe.
Europe's air traffic controller Eurocontrol said there was a strong possibility the ash cloud would travel over parts of Denmark, Norway and Sweden but the impact on flights would probably be limited."
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