Christmas eve chaos for travellers in Europe

Thousands of travellers stranded in Europe as heavy snowfall forced several flights to be cancelled.

EU says half of normal flights may run Monday

The European Union says that air traffic could return to 50 percent of its normal level Monday if forecasts confirm that skies over half the continent are clearing of volcanic ash that has thrown global travel into chaos.

Volcano sparks more flight disruptions

A volcanic ash plume forced extended no fly restrictions over much of Europe on Saturday as Icelandic scientists warned that volcanic activity had increased and showed no sign of abating — a portent of more travel chaos to come.

Danish queen fetes 70th birthday amid travel chaos

Denmark`s Queen Margrethe is celebrating her 70th birthday with other European royals in festivities overshadowed by the travel chaos sparked by Iceland`s volcanic eruption.

Freezing UK weather causes new round of travel chaos

The harshest winter in decades on Thursday
caused a new round of travel chaos in Britain with the thick
layer of snow on ground turning to ice and forcing three
million people to miss work.

Deep freeze brings travel chaos to north China

Heavy snow has brought more travel chaos to north China, stranding thousands of truckers for two days on a Beijing highway and 1,400 rail passengers in Inner Mongolia, state media said Tuesday.