Volcanic Ash Costing Airlines $200M a Day
And there's no end in sight to the plume
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 17, 2010 2:49 PM CDT
Passengers wait for their flights at Borispol airport, near Kiev.   (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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(Newser) – The travel mess in Europe is costing the airline industry about $200 million a day, reports the Guardian, and that appears to be a conservative estimate. The Iceland volcano, meanwhile, shows no signs of slowing down, meaning most flights will remain canceled at least into tomorrow. The BBC is collecting travelers' stories here.

 

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