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News Archive

No volcanic ash cloud over Bulgaria

08:48 08:56 | broj komentara 0 | BNR. Focus News Agency

The spreading of the volcanic cloud of dust forced Bulgaria to close a part of its air space on Sunday. Only the flying at an 8000 m height or flying level 285 was permitted. The Sofia and Plovdiv airports were temporarily opened at midday

EU cancels agriculture ministers meeting

08:50 | broj komentara 0 | EUbusiness.com

The European Union has cancelled a meeting of agriculture and fishery ministers Monday because of air traffic disruptions due to the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland, the presidency said.

Icelandic volcano ejects 140 mln cu m of ash

08:51 | broj komentara 0 | Ria Novosti

Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano has thrown out about 140 million cubic meters of ash over the past three days, Icelandic scientists said on Sunday.

Sofia Airport cancels morning flights

08:57 09:06 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal, Focus News Agency

Sofia Airport has cancelled three flights to Vienna at 8:35 a.m. and one to Istanbul/Malta at 7:50 a.m., it says on its website.

Dutch airline KLM makes ten test flights to assess volcanic ash impact

09:07 | broj komentara 0 | Xinxhua, Focus News Agency

The Dutch Royal Airline KLM made further nine test flights on Sunday to assess the impact of volcanic ash clouds on aircraft, and all these flights have been successfully operated.

British Airways says test flight had no difficulties

09:09 | broj komentara 0 | Reuters, Focus New Agency

A British Airways test flight, carrying five people including BA Chief Executive Willie Walsh, encountered no difficulties, the airline said on Sunday, as cited by Reuters.

EU countries' airspace remains closed, Transport ministers to hold videoconference

09:12 | broj komentara 0 | Sofia News Agency, Focus News Agency

As of Monday morning, the airspace of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, and the UK remains closed.

Kuneva: Legislation monitoring necessary in transport crisis like current one

09:15 09:18 | broj komentara 0 | Focus News Agency

It is necessary to monitor the legislation enforcement in a crisis like the current one, Meglena Kuneva, political adviser of European Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas, says in an interview with FOCUS News Agency.

Airports in Sofia, Burgas, Plovdiv open

09:18 | broj komentara 0 | Focus News Agency

The airports in the cities of Burgas and Plovdiv will be opened at 10:00 a.m. local time for 6 hours.

All Croatian airports except for Osijek open to traffic

09:21 | broj komentara 0 | RadioNET

All Croatian airports, except for the airport in Osijek, that were closed due to air traffic problems caused by spread of the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland, were re-opened by 1500 hrs Sunday.

Over 400 flights cancelled in Russia after Eyjafjallajokull eruption

09:23 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

A total of 411 flights have been cancelled and 77 more delayed in Russia’s airports as of 09:00 Moscow time on Monday after the eruption of a volcano on the Eyjafjallajokull Glacier in Iceland, which began last Wednesday

Air traffic between Russia & Europe to be difficult for 3-4 days

09:25 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

Restrictions on air traffic between Russia and Europe, imposed over the volcano eruption in Iceland, can last till the middle of the next week.

The volcano Eyjafjallajokull causes air chaos in Europe

09:30 09:35 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

The Spanish Secretary of State for the EU, Diego López Garrido, assured on Sunday afternoon that "we will work towards the progressive opening of European air space as conditions become favourable, as well as coordinating actions and decisions on a European level".

European experts predict lengthy volcanic ash chaos

09:32 09:34 | broj komentara 0 | Ria Novosti

Reports from Meteorological Offices across Europe show that the Volcanic Ash cloud could hang over Europe for at least another 4 days

EU says half of normal flights may run Monday

09:39 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Some European airports were reopening to limited traffic Monday after volcanic ash forced their closures, a day after the European Union said that if weather forecasts confirm the skies are clearing, air traffic over the continent could return to about 50 percent of normal levels.

Romania's air space reopen partly on Monday

09:43 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal, Agerpres

Romania's skies partially reopen on Monday morning, at 9.00 pm /local time /, announced Secretary of State for Transport Anthony Marin.

IMF, EU arrival in Athens postponed

12:54 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The starting of scheduled consultations between the Greek government and the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund has been postponed for a few days due to difficulties in international airspace and the cancellation of flights.


19. April - 25. April 2010.