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No-fly zone imposed over Beijing


March 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Small aircraft will be banned from flying over the Chinese capital for the next two weeks when parliament and the country's top political advisory body meet.Planes, ... Read more...

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New measures will allow planes to fly through volcanic ash


May 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Planes will be allowed to fly through volcanic ash under new measures announced today by the UK's Civil Aviation Authority, the Sky News reports.The announcement of a ... Read more...

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British flights grounded again by new ash cloud


April 20th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Soon after partially resuming flights following lifting of no-fly ban by the European Union, a new ash cloud began erupting from the Icelandic volcano Tuesday, forcing British authorities ... Read more...

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EU ministers agree to ease air restrictions Tuesday


April 20th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 20 (DPA) Flight restrictions in Europe are expected to ease starting at 1130 IST Tuesday, the European Union's Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said in Brussels, signalling that an end is ... Read more...

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RAW — NATS statement on extending UK airspace closure until early Tuesday


April 19th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The UK National Air Traffic Services (NATS) on Monday released the following statement on extending the closure of all UK-controlled airspace until at least 7 a.m. local ... Read more...

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RAW — NATS statement on extending UK airspace closure until early Tuesday


April 19th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The UK National Air Traffic Services (NATS) on Monday released the following statement on extending the closure of all UK-controlled airspace until at least 1 a.m. ... Read more...

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UK air traffic officials extend UK airspace closure until Sunday


April 17th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British air traffic officials on Saturday once again extended the closure of all airspace until at least 7 a.m. (local time) Sunday, and re-applied restrictions which ... Read more...

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UK air traffic officials again extend UK airspace closure


April 17th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British air traffic officials on Saturday again extended the closure of all airspace until at least 1 a.m. (local time) Sunday, and re-applied restrictions which were earlier lifted.The ... Read more...

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Icelandic volcanic ash: Brit airspace closed until Friday1p.m.


April 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Britain faces another day of travel chaos, as all but emergency flights will remain grounded until 1pm on Friday due to the volcanic ash cloud caused by Iceland's second ... Read more...

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Iceland volcano ash disrupts European air traffic (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland Thursday disrupted air traffic in several northern European countries, including Britain, Norway and Sweden. All flights to and from Norway, including the ... Read more...

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Britain closes airspace as Icelandic volcanic ash spreads


April 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15(ANI): All flights to and from British airspace have been suspended after ash caused by Iceland's second volcanic eruption in the space of a month forced the National Air Traffic ... Read more...

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Iceland volcano ash disrupts air traffic


April 15th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Air traffic in several northern European countries including Britain, Norway and Sweden was disrupted Thursday due to ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland. Drifting ash from the ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated after Icelandic volcano erupts, first since 1823


March 21st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by BNO News
REYKJAVIK (BNO NEWS) -- A state of emergency was declared and evacuations were ordered after the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in southern Iceland erupted on early Sunday, the Icelandic Civil Defense said.The eruption of ... Read more...

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Iceland-bound U.S. flight diverted, main airport closed due to volcano eruption


March 21st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by BNO News
REYKJAVIK (BNO NEWS) -- Keflavík International Airport, Iceland's main airport, was closed after a volcano erupted in the southern part of the country, aviation officials said on early Sunday.Iceland's national air traffic ... Read more...

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FAA Computer Glitch leads to flight delays in US


November 20th, 2009 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An FAA computer malfunction involving access to flight plans caused nationwide flight cancellations and delays on Thursday morning in the US.The computer bug that caused all ... Read more...

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Northwest pilots bear the brunt now


October 25th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minneapolis, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wayward pilots who sped away 240 kms past their destination are facing the brunt of their action now. A full-fledged investigation is on, that includes the FBI ... Read more...

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