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US-Mexico Flights Canceled Over Volcano Fears

Popocatepetl spewing ash, steam, glowing rocks

(Newser) - At least six US airlines canceled more than 40 flights into and out of Mexico City and Toluca airports today after the Popocatepetl volcano spewed out ash, steam and glowing rocks, airport officials say. A Mexico City airport spokesman says US Airways, Delta, United, American, and Alaska Airlines canceled 47... More »

Mexico City Volcano Spews Ash Cloud

Popocatepetl isn't in danger of erupting, however

(Newser) - The Popocatepetl volcano that towers over Mexico City began rumbling again today, shooting a blast of ash about 2 miles above its crater at dawn. The 17,886-foot mountain, nicknamed "Popo," shook for several minutes before the ash burst out. People were urged to stay at least 7... More »

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