Latest air travel information - volcanic ash - 8 May

Saturday 8, May 2010


Latest air travel information - volcanic ash - 8 May


There are currently no airspace restrictions over the UK and Ireland. There may be delays or cancellations affecting flights to and from southern Europe. Passengers should contact their airlines for the latest information before travelling.


Last updated at 1030 UK time 08 May 2010 from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


Due to movements of the volcanic ash cloud, north Atlantic flights and flights to and from southern Europe may be delayed or cancelled over the weekend of 8 and 9 May.


Air passengers are advised to contact their airlines for the latest information before travelling.


Aviation authorities in the UK and Ireland are monitoring the movements of the ash cloud from the volcanic eruption in Iceland, and could impose airspace restrictions if conditions change.


See Civil Aviation Authority for latest UK airspace restrictions updates and the Irish Aviation Authority for latest Irish airspace restrictions update.


For further advice and information relating to flight disruption, including health, insurance, visas and passenger rights, see ourvolcanic ash travel advice pages.


(Source: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office)




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