Icelandic volcano…

A departure board at Athens International Airport featuring a list of canceled flights is seen through a window yesterday. Dozens of scheduled international routes in and out of Athens and Thessaloniki were canceled as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano continued to hang over much of Europe. Most domestic routes operated as scheduled. Crowds of tourists boarded intercity coaches or shared taxis to Patra and other ports before crowding onto ferries to Italy.

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Enter your information below to receive our weekly newsletters with the latest insights, opinion pieces and current events straight to your inbox.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.