Airline losses from ash spiral over $1 billion

PARIS - (APINTL) As airline losses from the volcanic ash cloud spiraled over $1 billion on Monday, the industry demanded EU compensation and criticized European governments for not using scientific measures to evaluate the ash and open up their airspace. Shares of some European airlines fell as flight...

EU moves to help aviation heal $3.3 billion losses

BRUSSELS - (APINTL) Europe should help its aviation industry recover from up to euro2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in losses from the volcanic ash crisis by reforming its air traffic control system, offering loans and suspending some rules like bans on nighttime flights, the European Union said Tuesday....