Volcano eruption prompts Alaska Airlines to cancel flights

Credit: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Alaska Airlines has canceled 41 flights to and from six cities in northern Alaska—including all flights operating to and from Fairbanks—because of a massive ash cloud that is moving north at up to 65 knots (75 mph). The canceled flights affect 3,300 passengers. Mount Pavlof, an active volcano...
Linda Blachly

Linda Blachly is Senior Associate Editor for Air Transport World and Aviation Week. She joined the company in July 2010 and is responsible for producing features for Air Transport World’s monthly magazine and engaging content for the aviationweek.com. She is based in the Washington DC office.

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