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
Volcanic Ash Costing Airlines $200M a Day
Passengers wait for their flights at Borispol airport, near Kiev.   (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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.
(More Iceland volcano stories.)

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