Some Irish and UK airspace closed due to a new ash cloud

According to Reuters, Ireland shut several of its airports and Britain imposed a no-fly zone on parts of its airspace on Sunday as another cloud of ash from a volcano in Iceland looked set to disrupt European air travel yet again.

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) said three northwestern airports were closed from early Sunday but other hubs, such as Dublin, would remain open until later in the day.

North Atlantic overflights through Irish-controlled airspace remain unaffected despite the cloud drifting over the country. A cloud of ash spewed from the same volcano in Iceland wreaked havoc on European air traffic last month.

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