Volcanic alert in Alaska prompts Watch warning

December 30, 2011 0

A remote volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands erupted violently early yesterday, throwing up an ash cloud 4,570 metres into the sky. The Cleveland Volcano, located on an uninhabited island 1,500 kilometres southwest of Anchorage, has […]


Free route airspace gains ground

December 15, 2011 0

Free route airspace implementation is progressing throughout the FABEC area. In addition to the 182 direct routes already available every night from 24:00 to 8:00 local time, the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) […]


Volcanic ash grounds flights in Brisbane

June 21, 2011 0

The volcanic ash plume continues to cause air traffic chaos across Australia and New Zealand. Brisbane Airport warned travellers of domestic delays following the cancellation of all flights to Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide last night. […]


Perth on volcanic ash watch

June 15, 2011 0

Meteorologists and air traffic management officers are closely monitoring a large body of volcanic ash approaching Perth from the south-west today. The ash is expected to affect flights to and from Western Australia as early […]