05 May 2010Blog

Ash could disrupt air travel for a year, says government adviser – News & Advice, Travel – The Independent

by Jonathan

Volcanic ash delays

Air passengers could face further random disruption from volcanic ash in the coming weeks, a Government adviser warned yesterday.

Bill McGuire, a volcanologist and member of the Government's Cobra emergency committee, said the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland could cause further problems for up to a year, even though its explosions had become less intense. “It hasn't gone away,” he said. “Previous eruptions have emerged over a year so it can carry on and on for a long time.”

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