Month: April 2010

April 23, 2010 Edward

Please find a further update to the Volcanic Eruption notice from our notification on Thursday 22nd April, 2010 affecting European airspace. Today European Air Traffic Control expects that air traffic will be at normal levels (between 28,000 and 29,000 flights). A small number of cancellations can be expected due to some limited restrictions and the…

April 22, 2010 Edward

Please find a further update to the Volcanic Eruption affecting European airspace. European Air Traffic Control has continued to lift air travel bans imposed after much of Europe’s airspace was closed because of the spread of volcanic ash. The latest update received overnight states that 75% of the total number of flights are expected to…

April 21, 2010 Edward

We had hoped for some better news today as yesterdays reports showed a weakening of the ash cloud and the reporting of some localised flights beginning to move out. However, the new eruption has now put more ash into the air and we are in for round two. You may have heard of airports re-opening…

April 20, 2010 Edward

Please find a further update to the Volcanic Eruption notice from our notification on Monday 19th April, 2010 affecting European airspace. The eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland is still causing disruption to flights across Europe. European Air Traffic Control has moved to ease air travel bans imposed after much of Europe’s airspace was…

April 19, 2010 Edward

The cloud of volcanic ash, currently drifting over parts of Europe after the recent eruption of Iceland’s volcano, has lead to the suspension of air traffic in the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom and most parts of Northern Europe. The UK National Air Traffic Services has closed UK airports closed until 7am Monday 19th April…

April 16, 2010 Edward

Due to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, flights across northern Europe have been disrupted by a volcanic ash cloud that is drifting south and east from Iceland. Volcanic ash contains tiny particles of glass and pulverized rock which can damage aircraft engines and airframes. The Countries where their flights to and from…

April 6, 2010 Edward

Further to our notices of the 29th and 30th March, we have received notification from Patricks Terminal Port Botany advising that terminal operations will stop on Wednesday 7th April from 6am until 2pm. The closure is to allow Patricks’ employees to attend the funeral of their work colleague who was fatally injured in a recent…