Posts Tagged ‘ flight disruptions ’

Flight disruptions

Oct 30th, 2018 | By

Most of us do have reasonably punctual flights but, this year, over 175,000 have been delayed or cancelled so far in 2018, almost 26,000 more than last year, according to flight delay claims company AirHelp.



Now it’s the Volcanoes in Chile

Jun 11th, 2011 | By

For the last week or so a volcano has been erupting in Chile. The ash cloud has risen high in the sky – now about 50,000 feet high – and is now swirling and travelling on the winds. Yet again, volcanic ash is disrupting flights.



Confusion over Volcanic Ash

May 24th, 2011 | By

t seemed quite simple when I got up this morning. Flights into Scottish airports would be disrupted due to the ash cloud emanating from the Icelandic volcano we can pronounce, Grimsvotn, and spread southwards.
Except that isn’t what’s happening. Some airlines are flying and some have been advised (“ordered” seems to be the real meaning of the word for Ryanair by the Irish Aviation Authority) not to.