20 May 2010

Iceland Volcano May 20: German Airport Closures, UK Airport Closures

Update on Iceland Volcano May 20, 
Some airlines are now running extra flights as skies clear of ash and a backlog of travelers remain. UK air travel officials re-opened UK airports by mid-afternoon Monday, as was the case in Germany- the very latest in UK airport closures re. Iceland Volcano May 20 are updated in real-time -here- Be sure to check with your airline directly before travelling... This is the daily RR update for Iceland Volcano May 20:

UK air travel could again be restrained by closed airports going into the weekend if the cloud of ash thrown into the atmosphere by the Iceland volcano are again carried over the British isles by ever-shifting winds... but as it stands now, Norway and Sweden have more to worry about with the plume headed NE over Scandanavia. The eruption shows little sign of slowing down, with an steady ash plume peaking at an altitude of 5-7 km.
The UK's air traffic control service NATS will announce airspace restrictions as they became necessary, and the link provided below will keep you posted on the latest effects from the Iceland volcano eruption
German air travel was closed at a Frankfurt, Munich, and other southern airports late Sunday through Monday afternoon, but since have remained open- the latest on German airport closures re.Iceland Volcano May 20: available -here- 

The Iceland volcano May 20 map is updated regularly at the UK Met Office -here- and Iceland volcano May 20 status at the Icelandic Met Office -here- ... Volcanic Ash Advisory updates available -here-