22 May '11, 10am

Iceland: Grimsvotn Volcano Eruption Triggers Local Flight Ban {VIDEO}

Iceland: Grimsvotn Volcano Eruption Triggers Local Flight Ban {VIDEO}

Nonetheless, the Icelandic Meteorological Office maintains that there is not likely to be nearly the international flight hold-up that we saw last year after the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, which resulted in the largest closing of airspace in Europe since World War II. That event caused 100,000 flights to be grounded in the first six days of the eruption and reportedly cost airlines $1.7 billion.

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