In other news Thursday, airlines resumed regular flight levels after severe delays caused by the volcanic eruption in Iceland and an offshore oil platform sank into the Gulf of Mexico following a fire, raising fears of an oil spill.
By Larisa Epatko
Iceland's volcano has not only thrown a wrench into airline passengers' plans but has put Kenya's European market of fresh produce and cut flowers in limbo, at least temporarily.
As air traffic resumes in Europe, Gwen Ifill talks to Ray Suarez about the hundreds of thousands of passengers still stranded and struggling to get to their destinations.
Some stranded travelers in Europe got relief as air traffic resumed over the United Kingdom for the first time in nearly a week. Ray Suarez reports from London on the ongoing aftermath of the volcano's eruption.
Officials announced limited air traffic may resume on Tuesday, five days after volcanic ash grounded much of the air traffic in and out of Northern Europe. Ray Suarez reports from London.
An ash plume from an erupting glacial volcano in Iceland continues to cause problems for airports worldwide. Ray Suarez reports from London on the dangers the volcanic ash poses for air travel.
For historical perspective on the Icelandic volcano eruption, Jeffrey Brown talks to Simon Winchester, author of "Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883," about the massive 19th century eruption's impact on health, the economy and even art and…
A giant cloud of ash from a glacial volcano in Iceland grounded hundreds of flights across northern Europe. Kylie Morris of Independent Television News provides an update on when air traffic might resume.
In other news, a passenger allegedly tried to blow up a Delta Air Lines flight today as it landed in Detroit, police in Pakistan said they plan to charge five American Muslims with violating anti-terror laws, and a Christmas Eve…
Survivors of Saturday's deadly earthquake in Indonesia face the threat of Mount Merapi, a volcano showing signs of eruption. Following a report on the volcano's activity, Indonesia's ambassador to the United States updates relief efforts in the region.
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