NATS Update: Flights above Icelandic Volcanic Ash Cloud in UK airspace permitted until 1am Wed

FLIGHTS above the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud are now permitted in the UK. Latest information from NATS – the UK s leading air navigation services provider – is that between 7pm today (Tuesday) and 1am tomorrow (Wednesday), aircraft will be able to fly a

FLIGHTS above the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud are now permitted in the UK.

Latest information from NATS - the UK's leading air navigation services provider - is that between 7pm today (Tuesday) and 1am tomorrow (Wednesday), aircraft will be able to fly above 20,000ft in UK airspace.

Part of Scottish and Northern Irish airspace, including Aberdeen, Inverness and Edinburgh airports, will continue to be available from 7pm today (Tuesday) until 1am tomorrow (Wednesday), and also south to Newcastle Airport.

Glasgow and Teesside airports will additionally become available during this time period.


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Restrictions will remain in place over the rest of UK airspace below 20,000ft.

A NATS statement reads: "The situation regarding the volcanic eruption in Iceland remains dynamic and the latest information from the Met Office shows that the situation will continue to be variable.

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"We will continue to monitor Met Office information and the situation is likely to change during the course of the day.

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