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Airlines / Flight Groundings / Volcano #970881

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 15, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The spread of ash over Europe from the eruption of the volcano in Iceland noted; map of air traffic over the U.K. shown.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The disruption of air travel around the world featured; scenes shown of the lava, floodwaters from a glacier, the plume of ash; map shown; details given about the impact of the volcanic cloud on aircraft; animation shown. [At London’s Heathrow Airport, TRAVELLERS – react.] [University of Iceland geologist Magnus Tumi GUDMUNDSSON†- says it may disrupt air traffic for weeks or months.]

(Studio: Katie Couric; London: Peter Greenberg) The impact on air travel around the world, previous incidents involving volcanic ash and how long it will take to get back to normal discussed.]

Couric, Katie;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Greenberg, Peter

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