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4,800 L.A. Passengers Affected by Volcanic Ash Over Europe

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And that includes some Coachella fans and bandmembers. Eight arriving flights from London, Paris and Amsterdam and nine departure flights, impacting approximately 4,800 passengers, have been canceled due to the temporary closure of airspace over the U.K. and northern Europe. Thanks, Volcanic ash! Confirmed airlines with cancellations include Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand, British Airways, American Airlines and United. "Passengers going to/from the U.K. and Europe are advised to check with their respective airlines on flight status before coming to the airport," an LAX advisory states.