Volcanic ash cloud returns grounding easyJet flights

DUE to the ongoing volcanic eruption in Iceland, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed that Northern Ireland and parts of Scottish airspace will remain closed today (5 May). This means that all easyJet flights to and from Belfast City, Belfast

DUE to the ongoing volcanic eruption in Iceland, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed that Northern Ireland and parts of Scottish airspace will remain closed today (5 May).

This means that all easyJet flights to and from Belfast City, Belfast International, Glasgow will be cancelled for the remainder of the day. Flights to and from Edinburgh are expected to resume at 7pm (UK time).

All other easyJet flights are operating normally.

We therefore strongly advise all passengers who are booked to travel with easyJet on flights to / from Scotland and Northern Ireland today to visit our latest travel information page at easyJet.com before travelling to the airport.


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Passengers who are booked to travel on a cancelled flight should not travel to the airport but should instead arrange either a full refund or a free transfer to another flight on the same route within 30 days of the original flight date through easyJet.com.

For the latest information visit easyJet.com.

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