Volcanic Ash Creates Air-Travel Chaos: Worst Delays Since 9/11

Airports across Europe were thrown into chaos today after ash drifting from Iceland's erupting volcano caused several countries to close their airspace, creating delays that that one aviation expert said could linger and strand passengers for weeks. "This is most significant air traffic control event since Sept. 11 and certainly the most significant that's ever hit all of Europe at one time," said Brent Bowen, the head of Purdue University's aviation technology department. The potentially...Full Story
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