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Icelandic volcano

How was the ash cloud for you?

How was the ash cloud for you?

The majority of Kipp readers say Middle East airlines dealt with the Icelandic volcano crisis in an effective manner.

May 3, 2010 4:40

BA increases capacity to repatriate stranded pilgrims

Airline to increase capacity on Jeddah-London route in bid to clear the backlog of pilgrims performing Umrah who were grounded following the ash cloud flight disruptions.

April 26, 2010 9:16

Ash cloud travel ban cost Etihad $30 million

Airline boss James Hogan says Iceland volcano crisis was more damaging to the airline industry than 9/11 or the tsunami.

April 24, 2010 1:50
Eyjafjallajokull – The Musical

Eyjafjallajokull – The Musical

One Icelandic singer is helping the public see the lighter side of the ash cloud with her musical introduction to proper pronunciation of Iceland’s volcano.

April 21, 2010 5:10

Europe travel chaos begins to ease

Middle East airlines restart services after six days of cancellations and delays due to the Iceland volcano ash cloud.

April 21, 2010 5:01

Airlines attempt to clear backlog as flights resume

Long waits expected in Middle East despite the expected 14,000 services over Europe being given clearance to fly.

April 20, 2010 6:03

Flight disruptions to continue on Tuesday despite lift on restrictions

9.30pm update: Airspace over Britain will progressively reopen tomorrow starting at 7am.

April 19, 2010 5:01
Will UAE firms treat staff fairly over volcano travel chaos?

Will UAE firms treat staff fairly over volcano travel chaos?

A volcanic ash cloud is a pretty good excuse for not being at work. So let’s hope UAE employers don’t use it as a good excuse to dock the pay of employees left stranded abroad.

April 18, 2010 10:10

Volcano ash grounds more Middle East-Europe flights

Majority of European services still suspended; Iceland eruptions could continue ‘for months’.

April 18, 2010 5:15

Stranded UAE employees face salary deductions

Workers unable to return to the Emirates due to the volcanic ash cloud over Europe could have their salaries cut, says law firm.

April 18, 2010 2:10