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Some Flights Cleared to Head to Europe from LAX

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LAX Officials this morning said volcanic ash over the UK and Europe (see satellite images) continue to affect flights in and out of the airport. In all, eight departures and 13 arrivals have been nixed. However, give flights were given clearance to depart. Using aircraft and flight crews stranded in Los Angeles for the past few days, Lufthansa, British Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui were able to depart.