Hamburg is the only German airport that has been closed
Friday 16, April 2010
Meteorologists have put forward different scenarios as regards the projected trajectory and drift of the cloud. A precise forecast about the course it will take and its impact on Germany cannot therefore be made as yet.
Lufthansa intercontinental flights have hardly been affected by the effects of the volcanic eruption, although individual flights to the United States and Canada have been delayed due to the need to fly around the ash cloud. All other long-haul flights are operating as normal.
Lufthansa is keeping a close eye on developments and is in constant contact with the respective aviation authorities and meteorological services so that it will be able to respond at short notice, should this be necessary.
More and more travellers think that researching and planning a European city break is half the fun and they're not interested in pre-arranged trips or escorted tours. Self-guided tours offer a lot of advantages but require some guidance and good resources.
With the recent wild fires, disrupting flights and increasing air pollution, environmental quality is a growing factor in attracting tourists.
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