bmi cancels all flights on Friday 16 April due to volcanic ash

The volcanic eruption in Iceland continues to cause disruption to flights, with all bmi services on Friday 16 April 2010 arriving and departing at London Heathrow cancelled. The airline will assess the resumption of flight operations throughout the day. All flights from London Heathrow will be cancelled on Friday 16 April.


Information on flights arriving and departing at UK regional airports will be updated shortly. In the interim please visit the flight status page at

Customers whose flights are cancelled are entitled to a full refund. Customers who choose to rebook can do so within two weeks for travel within four weeks. Normal refund conditions apply. To apply for a refund or to rebook, please call 0844 8484 888 (UK).


easyJet travel disruption update

Due to the volcanic eruption in Iceland, UK Air Traffic Control (NATS) has now closed UK airspace until at least 13:00hrs on Friday 16 April. This means that easyJet is currently unable to operate flights in and out of the UK. We are unable to say when normal operations will resume given the uncertainty of this situation, however the disruption is likely to continue throughout the day tomorrow.

Flights to and from France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and from elsewhere in Europe are also affected. We therefore strongly advise all passengers who are booked to travel with easyJet tomorrow to visit before travelling to the airport. Passengers who are booked to travel on a cancelled flight should not travel to the airport but should instead arrange either a full refund or a free transfer to another flight on the same route within 30 days of the original flight date through

Ryanair update April 15, 6pm

Ryanair will not operate any flights to/from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Sweden or the UK before 13:00hrs Fri, April 16. Ryanair will continue to work with relevant European ATC’s and Met Offices throughout the night and will post updated flight information as it becomes available on

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