29 LAX Flights Canceled Today Due to Volcanic Ash in Europe
Volcanic ash from Iceland moving through the air travel space over Europe is continuing to ground flights all over the globe. Today approximately 7,250 passengers who were expected to depart from or arrive at Los Angeles International Airport today have found their travel plans canceled, as 14 departing flights and 15 arriving flights will not be taking off or landing today. Travelers headed to and from London/Heathrow, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Zurich remain grounded. This is the third consecutive day the volcanic ash has forced the European air space to close; at LAX alone a total so far of 69 in- and outbound flights have been canceled, impacting an estimated 18, 250 passengers.