When Icleand's Volcano Raged in 2010

The Eyjafjallajokull volcano began to erupt in April 2010, leading to more than 100,000 flights being canceled.
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The aftermath of the volcano. All big airports in Europe have opened in United Airlines -- it had mechanics on all its flights to watch for signs of trouble from the cash flow. Total cost of the cancellations to the airlines has now reached one point seven billion dollars and experts say -- still take more than a week to get all the waiting passengers. Back home that volcano in Iceland. Kicking up again another big ash cloud affecting flights between the US and Europe the volcano caused chaos. In worldwide travel last month as you remember and once again it's forcing airlines to fly around the cloud. More delays on the sky high traffic jam. A case of unwelcome -- who oversees take a look at these satellite images tonight showing the ash plume from that volcano in Iceland. Quite dramatic the -- once again is blowing across Europe hundreds of flights were canceled this weekend but we are told flying conditions are expected to improve by -- -- tomorrow. There are more air travel disruptions from that volcano in Iceland a dense cloud of volcanic ash has forced airports to close once again in NORTHERN IRELAND Scotland. And in much of England including London's Heathrow airport. Scientists say it is unlikely the eruption will end at any time soon. And three of Europe's busiest airports reopen today after that cloud of ash from the same volcano in Iceland dissipated. Up to 1000 flights going in and out of Britain and the Netherlands were canceled as a precaution. Aviation officials of adjusted flight safety rules to allow planes to fly through areas with higher -- densities.

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