(AFX UK Focus) 2010-04-20 09:52 Hungary reopens airspace – air traffic controller
BUDAPEST, April 20 (Reuters) – Hungary has fully opened its airspace, effective immediately, Gyula Hangyal, deputy director of air traffic at air traffic control agency Hungarocontrol said on Tuesday. “Hungary, being far from the eruption and the air space where ashes are present in high concentration, similar to neighbouring countries … considers its air space below 6,000 metres (19,680 ft …

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German air traffic controllers to strike next week
BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German air traffic controllers says it has decided to stage strikes starting early next week. Walkouts could begin as early as Monday because negotiations over working conditions with the Deutsche Flugsicherung — which runs air traffic control — have broken down, GdF union ‘s spokesman Bernd Bockstahler told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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European countries resume air traffic
LONDON, England (AP) — After five days in which nature brought the jet age to a grinding halt, officials moved yesterday to reassert control and end the air paralysis caused by a volcanic eruption in Iceland, agreeing to let air traffic resume on a limited basis and giving hope to millions of stranded travelers.

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