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Airline losses from ash spiral over $1 billion
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

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... Read More

Germany, France demand binding aviation ash rules
Posted on 4 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) Germany and France demanded binding rules Tuesday to determine when air space should be closed because of volcanic ash and when planes can be allowed to fly as European Union transport ministers held another emergency meeting on aviation... Read More

Iceland's ash may keep choking Europe's air travel
Posted on 6 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

DUBLIN - (APINTL) Iceland's clouds of volcanic ash are menacing European air traffic again, but transport chiefs insist they are learning from last month's crisis and won't let the hard-to-measure emissions ground their continent again. ... Read More

Effect of volcano on jet engines being tested
Posted on 28 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) A major U.S. jet engine maker announced Thursday it will investigate the effects of volcanic ash on the engines of aircraft that have flown through the plume. Honeywell Aerospace's engines powered several of the planes sent up to... Read More