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Heathrow agrees to sell Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports 
Heathrow Airport Holdings will sell off Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports to a consortium of Ferrovial and Macquarie in a deal worth £1.048 billion ($1.68 billion).
Met office staff monitor computer screens showing seismic activity.
Iceland raises volcanic alert status 
Icelandic authorities have raised the volcanic alert status for aviation to its highest level after seismic instruments indicated the possible beginning of an eruption.
EASA issues safety advice for ash-contaminated flight 
Airspace closures should be an action of last resort in the event of volcanic ash contamination, according to new advice issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Icelandic authorities remain on volcano alert 
European air traffic control agencies are continuing to monitor the status of the Icelandic volcano, Barðarbunga [Bardarbunga], where hundreds of earthquakes in recent days have signaled a possible impending eruption.
Icelandic authorities concerned about volcanic activity  1
Icelandic authorities raised aviation alert levels to orange after seismic activity around one of the country’s volcanoes was detected.
Thomas Cook Airbus A330-200
Thomas Cook to lease de-militarized tanker jets 
The UK arm of European charter airline Thomas Cook is set to lease a de-militarized Airbus A330 tanker from the AirTanker consortium.
Indonesian Aerospace advances 19-seat turboprop; Lion Air signs for 50 
Indonesian Aerospace (IAe) is embarking on the development of a 19-seat turboprop, the N219, which could compete with the Viking Twin Otter and China’s Harbin Y-12F.
London Heathrow and Gatwick airports earmarked for new runway options  1
London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports have been identified as possible sites for new runways to boost airport capacity around London.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair’s O’Leary adds detail to long-haul plan 
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has added detail to his plans for a low-cost transatlantic operation with fares starting at $10.
Germanwings Airbus A319
Germanwings looks ahead to all-Airbus fleet 
The CEO of Lufthansa’s Germanwings affiliate has said he is keen to return the airline back to an all-Airbus fleet.
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