EasyJet has flown a ton of volcanic ash from Iceland to the U.K. to prepare for final tests to gain commercial certification of the Avoid (Airborne Volcanic Object Identifier and Detector) ash-detection technology by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The low-cost carrier is partnering with Airbus and Nicarnica Aviation, a spin-off company of the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, to test the Avoid system at high altitude and prepare for the industrialization of the ...


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