REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent
The historic storm that's sweeping across the eastern part of North America is the most significant weather event to impact the travel industry since the eruption of an Icelandic volcano in April 2010. Sandy, the hurricane-turned-post-tropical cyclone, will be responsible for the grounding of more than 20,000 flights and the loss of millions of dollars in revenue for the North American tourism industry. But it appears the storm's disruption for travellers will be far less debilitating than predicted.
(CBC) -- About 370 flights to and from Scotland and Northern Ireland were cancelled Tuesday as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic