Ash grounds Iceland flights again

iceland-sattelite27Domestic flights within Iceland have been cancelled today. Air Iceland and Eagle Air have both suspended flights from Reykjavik at least until this afternoon. Keflavik International Airport has also closed and international flights are also cancelled.

Icelandic aviation authorities say that the ash cloud forecast shows that Reykjavik and Keflavik airspace will probably be closed to instrument flights all day. The statement adds that Akureyri and Egilsstadir international airports will likely remain open throughout.

New forecasts are expected at 13.00 GMT.

Comments are closed.