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CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 19, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Another eruption from the volcano in Iceland reported; map shown.

(London: Mark Phillips) The plans for the resumption of flights in European air space despite the volcanic ash & the debate over the dangers to planes from ash examined; scenes shown of the ash cloud. [Earth sciences expert David ROTHERY†- comments on the status of the eruption.] [In London, TRAVELLER - comments.] [International Air Transport Assn. Giovanni BISIGNANI†- calls it a "European mess."]

(Studio: Katie Couric) The global impact of the air gridlock reported; business statistics cited.

(London: Richard Roth) The disruption from the eruption examined; details given about Kenya's flower business, losses for air freight cargo & courier systems. [CBS travel editor Peter GREENBERG†- talks about the shipping.] [New York Air Brake purchasing director Bob MAJO†, video conference businessman Mark DIXON‡- talk about their businesses.]

Couric, Katie;
Phillips, Mark;
Roth, Richard

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