Aer Arann volcanic ash flight disruption alert

Wednesday 5, May 2010


Aer Arann volcanic ash flight disruption alert


Aer Arann wishes to advise customers that due to shifting weather patterns the volcanic ash cloud emanating from Iceland has moved back over Ireland and the UK. As a result, restrictions have been placed on flights to and from certain Irish and UK airports on Wednesday 5th May and Thursday 6th May.


The below information applies to Aer Arann flights on Wednesday 5th May only:

The Irish Aviation Authority has advised that based on the most recent Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre and Eurocontrol information, restrictions will apply at the following airports from the times indicated:


  • Donegal Airport - restricted from 8am until at least midnight
  • Sligo Airport - restricted from 9am until further notice
  • Dublin Airport - restricted from 11am until at least midnight
  • Ireland West (Knock) - restricted from 11am until at least midnight
  • Galway Airport will be restricted from 12pm today
  • Cork Airport will be open until at least midnight
  • Waterford Airport is currently open but will close at 3pm
  • In addition, Scottish and Northern Ireland airspace is closed from 6am today until further noticeIsle of Man Airport is closed until 7pm today




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