European airports estimate they lost more than 16 million passengers and more than €250 million ($332.6 million) in aeronautical and commercial revenue owing to the volcanic ash crisis that closed much of Europe's airspace April 15-21. Nearly all airports in the region were affected, from smaller facilities such as Eindhoven in the Netherlands (handling about 1.6 million passengers annually), which indicated it lost €900,000, to the largest airports such as London Heathrow ...

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