Volcanic Eruption Closes Major Airport

Flights serving Catania, an eastern city in Sicily, were brought to a standstill on Monday due to an eruption from the nearby Mount Etna. This event has added to the ongoing travel challenges faced by the crisis-affected Italian airport. The airport, which sees more arrivals than the island’s capital, Palermo, only one month ago suffered a terminal building fire which led to weeks of disruptions for passengers.

The airport operator released a statement stating that flights to and from Catania, a popular tourist destination, will remain suspended until 6 a.m. (0400 GMT) on Tuesday morning. This dashed hopes of a potential read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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