Over 100,000 flights are canceled

Over 100,000 flights are canceled

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In response to concerns that volcanic ash ejected during the eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland would damage aircraft engines, over 100,000 flights to, from and over Europe were canceled during the 8-day travel ban, accounting for 48% of total air traffic and roughly 10 million passengers.

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