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Volcano Erupts Without Warning in Japan

At least one person was killed and greater than 30 people were seriously injured as a result of an unexpected eruption of Mount Ontake in Japan earlier today. Dozens of hikers were reportedly trapped on the mountain.

Incoming domestic flights at Haneda Airport were delayed up to almost an hour because they were forced to change routes; while international flights to and from the airport were…

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Iceland Volcano Alert Elevated to Red: Highest Level

Although airspace is now closed above an area where a small eruption had occurred under an ice cap and seismic activity continues at the Bardarbunga volcano, all airports in Iceland currently remain open.

The meteorological office in Iceland raised the risk level for the aviation industry to red — the highest level — due to…

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Volcanos to Disrupt Travel?

There are two volcanoes which have be active within the past couple of months; and they could potentially threaten to disrupt air travel in the near future — especially in Europe.

The risk level for the aviation industry has been raised to orange — the second-highest of four risk levels — by the meteorological office in…

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