ICELAND and Eyjafjallajökull

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 APRÍL 2010


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Welcome to the website of Iceland Eyjafjallajökull volcano and Katla volcano. The server will have hopefully soon also travelogue of travel experiences on the site of Iceland from the year before. In the spring of 2010, a hot topic was Eyjafjallajökull and Katla. Volcanic activity is unpredictable and uncontrollable man. That's why so surprised ...   

April 2010 and by air::
The explosion of April 14, 2010 eruption caused paralysis in air traffic throughout the northern, western and central Europe, including Slovakia. Restrictions on air traffic continue in some countries to 18 April, such as Poland is still a few days, keep the state closed its airspace.

Reasons for closure were sky high incidence of ejection of volcanic ash and wind-drifting ash cloud passed over Europe. The first countries that their airports were closed British Isles, the Netherlands, Germany and the Scandinavian countries continued. Closure of the day after the flight has already caused chaos in the air and as many government officials are unable to attend the funeral Lewa Kaczynski and his wife and other victims of air disasters in Smolensk, which came just days before.

Over the weekend 17th April 18th April in Europe, issued several statements, various airlines have tried obvoláva clients are not left behind or travel agencies. The entire event will solicit at the time of writing these pages are no victims. Exceptional situation, however, required precautions and cancellation of flights and closing the airspace over západosevernej countries in Europe. The situation worsened financial situation of many travel agencies, carriers and other companies dependent on European tourism. Airlines to its customers who were waiting for departure, to be reimbursed for a longer stay in holiday destinations or airports. All those who returned home to be cared for accommodation costs for carriers or travel agents. All those who only travel to destinations to offer carriers to use alternative accommodation. This situation has required excessive costs and no profits. Carriers day losing tens of millions of dollars. Insurance companies are refusing to cover this event from their sources, since the intervention of "force majeure".

Opinions vary of people waiting. Many have more or less understand that something is happening, what no way man steered it did not affect the power of the volcano and has nothing to establish or create one. The power of the earth no one, therefore, many expect their refund claims will be dealt with somehow, or at least the official explained. They find, however, some who masterfully and write serious complaint that the agency should provide that the cloud was so large and so it winds nezaniesol over Europe. And believe that these claims are not invention, not a single case.


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