Etna volcano (2). Ash emission: closing of airspace
From 6pm; no flight takes off or lands at the airport
The management company of Catania airport, SAC, reports that due to the emission of volcanic ash into the atmosphere, the crisis unit has ordered the closure of the airspace from 6:00pm of today.
No flight can therefore take-off or land at the Catania-Fontanarossa airport.
Further updates will be announced only after the next meeting of the crisis unit.
Passengers are asked to request about the status of the flight with carriers. Information on the general operation of the airport is available on its official website and on its dedicated Facebook and Twitter profiles.
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