IATA yesterday reiterated calls for a new approach to managing the continent's volcanic ash crisis, stating that "the current European-wide system to decide on airspace closures is not working" while urging governments and air navigation service providers "to urgently develop more precise procedures to identify ash-contaminated airspace and allow more flights." Airlines cancelled 1,000 flights Monday as the result of airspace closures (ATWOnline, May 18). ...

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