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As volcanic ash cloud thins out, air traffic returns to normal

As volcanic ash cloud thins out, air traffic returns to normal | Finland | Scoop.it
The Icelandic ash cloud is no longer expected to cause major disruptions to air traffic in Europe, estimates Eurocontrol, the European organisation for the safety of air navigation.
Also in Finland airline traffic is expected to progress normally today, Thursday. At Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport there was only one cancellation this morning, an SAS departure to Copenhagen.
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U.S. Airlines Cruise Above Ash Cloud - TheStreet

U.S. Airlines Cruise Above Ash Cloud - TheStreet | Finland | Scoop.it
American, Delta, US Airways and United see little impact from volcanic ash in Europe.
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'Ash cloud won't ground Scandinavian flights'

HELSINKI, May 24, 2011 (AFP) - The giant cloud of volcanic ash spreading from Iceland will reach southern Sweden Tuesday night, but is not expected to be thick enough to prevent air travel, Finnish experts said Tuesday.

"At the moment it looks like the ash cloud will spread into southern Sweden at 2100 Finnish time (1800 GMT), and it looks as if it will be moving east, but we don't have an estimate as to when it might hit Finland," Raine Luojus, a spokesman for the country's aviation safety authority Finavia, told AFP.
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PICTURES: Finnish F-18 engine check reveals effects of volcanic dust-16/04/2010-London-Flightglobal.com

PICTURES: Finnish F-18 engine check reveals effects of volcanic dust-16/04/2010-London-Flightglobal.com | Finland | Scoop.it
Images released by the Finnish air force have highlighted the current risk to aircraft posed by Iceland's ongoing volcanic eruption ...
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Volcanic ash cloud to reach Finland on Wednesday -FMI

Volcanic ash cloud to reach Finland on Wednesday -FMI | Finland | Scoop.it
The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) said Monday it expected an ash cloud generated by a volcanic eruption in Iceland to reach southern Finland by Wednesday.
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Icelandic Eruption Not Affecting Finnish Airspace

Icelandic Eruption Not Affecting Finnish Airspace | Finland | Scoop.it
The eruption of Iceland's Grimsvötn volcano has so far not affected air traffic in Finland. Iceland has closed its main airport, but Europe's air traffic control organisation said Sunday afternoon it expected no impact on European or transatlantic flights for at least 24 hours.
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