More than 70 delegates, representing 46 airlines across the globe, analysed issues in the area of customer service and discussed means of improving it at a major aviation conference in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.
Gulf Air took the l
Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air will once again take a lead role at the upcoming 'Worldwide Airlines Customer Relations Association' (Wacra) conference to be held in Iceland.
Gulf Air said the announcement was made at the W
Northern Europe was set to bear the brunt of air traffic disruption from Icelandic volcanic ash on Wednesday, but experts said the eruption was rapidly dying down.
The ash from the Grimsvotn volcano has caused far fewer problems than last
About 250 flights to northern Britain were cancelled on Tuesday over concerns about the ash cloud spewing from an Icelandic volcano, but British and Irish officials dismissed fears of a mass shutdown of airspace.
The explosion of the Grims
Airlines began cancelling flights to Britain late on Monday because of an ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano reaching its airspace, although experts expected no repeat of travel chaos from an eruption a year ago.
Britain's Met Office
European shares fell on Monday on renewed worries about the euro zone's debt crisis, gloomy macroeconomic data and the emergence of a new Icelandic volcanic ash cloud which threatens to disrupt European air traffic.
Fitch cut Greece
The eruption of Iceland's most active volcano is unlikely to cause a repeat of last year's major disruption to air traffic, an expert said, despite the island having to shut its main airport and maybe closing its airspace.
The closure of airspace in the Netherlands and southeast Britain due to volcanic ash from Iceland will cause the cancellation of about 1,000 flights on Monday, European air traffic agency Eurocontrol said.
The current ash cloud is expected
A no-fly zone will be imposed over parts of Scotland and England between 1200 GMT and 1800 GMT on Sunday due to volcanic ash from Iceland, but London airports will not be affected, the National Air Traffic Service said.
British airspace will start to reopen to flights from 0600 GMT on Tuesday after levels of volcanic ash from Iceland declined, UK air traffic controllers said on Monday.
The volcanic eruption in southern Iceland has reduced and is not emitt