Dutch air traffic resumes normal service
Dutch air traffic returned to normal Thursday, with the exception of some services to Scandinavia, Dutch air traffic control said, as the threat diminished from a cloud of volcanic ash.
"It is normal. There are no restrictions, no limitations," Marjolein Wenting, a spokesman for Dutch aviation control, told AFP.
Only the links with a number of Scandinavian airports remained uncertain due to the return of the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland.
A thousand flights were scheduled to depart from Amsterdam-Schiphol airport on Thursday, and all passengers who had been blocked left in the afternoon, an airport spokesman said.
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