Posts Tagged ‘volcano’

Ash still affecting European air travel

by Associated Press Published: May 17,2010

Tags: air travel, ash, transportation, travel, volcano

LONDON — Flight restrictions affecting London’s two major international airports — Heathrow and Gatwick — were lifted today after a no-fly zone had been imposed due to dense volcanic ash drifting down from Iceland. Restrictions remained in place in Amsterdam, Northern Ireland and smaller airports on Scottish islands, but charts published by Europe’s air traffic […] [...]

New ash-avoidance procedures set

by Associated Press Published: May 12,2010

Tags: air travel, transportation, travel, volcano

BRUSSELS — The European air safety agency is proposing a new set of procedures that would significantly decrease airspace closures due to volcanic ash, a spokesman said today. Daniel Hoeltgen said the new solution would adopt the U.S. practice of imposing a 120-mile (190 kilometer) no-fly buffer zone for all aircraft in the vicinity of […] [...]

Volcano still affecting air travel

by Associated Press Published: May 11,2010

Tags: air travel, transportation, travel, volcano

RABAT, Morocco — Volcanic ash from Iceland wound its way down to North Africa and curled over to Turkey today, forcing authorities to shut down Casablanca airport in Morocco as well as airports in Spain and airspace over Turkey. Five airports in Morocco — Casablanca, Rabat-Sale, Tangiers, Tetouan and Essaouira — were closed this afternoon […] [...]

Flights resume as volcanic ash dissipates

by Associated Press Published: May 10,2010

Tags: travel, volcano

BRUSSELS — Flights across Europe were operating normally today after a plume of volcanic ash that disrupted air traffic and forced some airports to close over the weekend dispersed, aviation officials said. But delays on trans-Atlantic flights were expected because another band in mid-ocean was still blocking the air routes between Europe and North America, […] [...]

Stranded in Mississippi

by Clay Chandler Published: April 25,2010

Tags: air travel, Iceland, Michael Jungsvig, SolarVenti A/S, volcano

Volcanic event in Iceland takes toll here Michael Jungsvig, business developer at Danish solar energy products company SolarVenti A/S, arrived in the U.S. April 13 to sign a U.S. distribution agreement with Kight Energy, LLC, of Madison. He was supposed to leave April 17. That’s where his story gets interesting. Air travel to Europe had […] [...]

Jungsvig conquers U.S.

by Wally Northway Published: April 25,2010

Tags: Add new tag, Danish clean energy, Iceland, Michael Jungsvig, SolarVenti A/S, volcano

In his shirt sleeves and a pair of jeans, Michael Jungsvig looked comfortable and relaxed on a picture-perfect spring day in Gluckstadt. Every question brought a smile and an easy answer, a seemingly amazing feat considering he was stranded a half-world-away from home with little certainty when he could return. Obviously, conquering the United States […] [...]

Nissan plants to resume production

by Associated Press Published: April 21,2010

Tags: automakers, automobile industry, Nissan, volcano

TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co. says two vehicle plants that halted production because of a delay in part shipments from Europe will operate Thursday while plans for Friday are undecided. Nissan spokesman Toshitake Inoshita said today that Japan’s No. 3 automaker will resume output at the two Japanese plants by using auto parts in the […] [...]

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