Airlines prepare for another potential volcanic eruption

04/13/2011 | Google

More than 70 airlines are taking part in a simulation to prepare for another ash cloud should there be another volcanic eruption. The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano last year shut down European airspace, stranding more than 100,000 flights and 8 million passengers. It is hoped that the simulation will validate the improved contingency plans developed after the Eyjafjallajokull eruption.

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