Update on European air traffic situation following Grimsvötn eruption 10:00 CET
26 MAY 2011
Brussels, Belgium - As of 10:00 CET today, EUROCONTROL has the following update to make with regard to the situation of air traffic in Europe as a result of the eruption of the Grimsvötn volcano in Iceland.
According to the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) in London, there are still some limited areas of ash concentration across Europe. However, these are expected to have very little or no impact on European air traffic in the coming 48 hours.
No airspace is currently closed due to volcanic ash. In total, around 900 flights were cancelled in Europe between Monday 23 May and Wednesday 25 May of a total of 90,000 expected flights.
There will be no further update unless volcanic ash has an impact on European air traffic.
- Network Operational Portal (NOP)
- Latest volcanic ash concentrations maps
- EUROCONTROL on Twitter
- Special report on Grimsvötn volcanic ash impact
- Grimsvötn volcanic ash impact FAQ
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