Monday 5 December 2016

Paying the price of air chaos

Published 21/04/2010 | 05:00

THE price of air travel paralysis is becoming clear, both in terms of hard cash and mass inconvenience. It is huge, but nothing compared to the possible loss of life had the decision to ground planes not been taken.

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Criticism of the "needless" use of EU regulation has come from predictably strident and loony sources.

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, does not necessarily fall into that category, but even he said yesterday that he was "listening to voices in the aviation sector who say they are well used to flying in volcano zones".

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