Tuesday, May 24, 2011

French Transport Ministry: Optimistic Outlook On Ash Cloud

France's transport ministry on Tuesday said volcanic ash from Iceland is unlikely to cause major disruptions to flights over the country and it plans to keep the country's airspace open.

As information stands right now, there is no plan to close any part of French airspace, the ministry said.

"Untill now," it said, the ash has been carried by winds that have avoided France.

"The outlook for the coming days is optimistic," it said, adding that French airspace "should be concerned in a very marginal way by the volcanic ash."

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