European Commission VP-Transport Siim Kallas said he does not “at this stage anticipate widespread airspace closures and the prolonged disruptions as we had last year” following Saturday’s eruption of Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano and resulting ash cloud. He argued that Europe is better prepared to deal with the volcanic ash crisis than it was a year ago (ATW Daily News, May 24). “After one year Europe is faced with a volcano again, but the name is different, ...

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