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Volcanic Smoke in Iceland (Globe and Mail)

Wow, what a day in the travel world! Who would have guessed that volcanic activity in poor, plighted Iceland could close down airspace from Dublin to Dubai — but there you go. (And who had heard of, let alone pronounce, Eyjafjallajokull, 24 hours ago?)

Here’s a good piece from Huffington Post with lots of the scientific stuff about all the stuff about not flying when there’s volcanic ash in the air explained: ttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/dk-matai/volcanic-fury-suspends-ai_b_539811.html

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