Monday, April 19, 2010

17 flights out of Changi Airport cancelled on Monday

SINGAPORE: Seventeen flights out of Changi Airport, mostly to destinations in Europe, were cancelled on Monday.This is due to the continuing closure of most of the airspace over Europe caused by ash clouds from a volcano in Iceland.Changi Airport Group said four flights due to depart for European destinations on Tuesday have also been cancelled. According to its website, Singapore Airlines is only operating two flights to Europe on Monday.SQ348 to Athens departed in the early morning.The flight to Singapore from Athens, SQ347, departed at 6.15pm Singapore time. European officials hope to significantly increase flights later on Monday.

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