List of flights cancelled at UAE airports due to Iceland volcano
The flights in the UAE have been cancelled due to the drifting cloud of ash caused by a volcanic eruption in Iceland. A display board show cancelled flights in a terminal 3 Dubai Airport. Flights in and out of Britain were disrupted on Thursday by the ash cloud. EMIRATES AIRLINES has so far cancelled 10 flights flying between UK and Dubai and vice versa: •London Heathrow (EK29/030, EK03/04 and EK05/06) •London Gatwick (EK09/10) •Manchester (EK17/18 and EK19/20) •Newcastle (EK35/36) •Birmingham (EK39/40 and EK37/38) •Glasgow (EK27/28) Emirates passengers in transit at Dubai today are being provided with hotel accommodation. Passengers that are yet to depart for UK-bound destinations from other Emirates gateways across the network are being contacted through the airline’s call centres and local offices. The airline has set aside a dedicated check-in area at Emirates Terminal 3 Dubai to look after the requirements of passengers affected by the cancellation of its UK flights today.
Unless european union aviation department clears the airspace safe for airliners, flights will remain suspended.