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Iceland’s volcano lights a fire under the Single European Sky


It may have taken 100,000 flight cancellations, USD1.7 billion in direct losses to airlines and the stranding of millions of passengers, but the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano may just prove the impetus needed for the rapid implementation of the Single European Sky. This would indeed be a silver lining. [1889 words]

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  • Temporary relief, with larger changes to come
  • The fallout: A new airspace regulator for Europe?
  • Meeting airline expectations?
  • Command and control: Europe‚Äôs fractured airspace
  • The task ahead

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  • European flight cancellations: 14-Apr-2010 to 22-Apr-2010
  • SES II implementation guideline
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