Iceland's Volcano Causes Travel Chaos
... This satellite photograph shows the cloud of volcanic ash between Iceland (top left) and Scotland. It's resulted in disrupted air traffic across Northern Europe as authorities closed British and Nordic air space, shut down Europe's busiest airport at Heathrow and canceled hundreds of flights. With the major trans-Atlantic hub at Heathrow closed, dozens of flights to the U.S. were on hold, with cancellations spreading across the continent to major hubs at Brussels, Amsterdam, Geneva and Paris.