China’s top airlines cancel flights to Europe

SHANGHAI, April 18 (BestGrowthStock) – China’s two major airlines,
Air China and China Southern Airlines, cancelled most flights
to Europe because of a huge cloud of volcanic ash that has
spread across Europe, the official Xinhua news agency said on

Air China (601111.SS: )(0753.HK: ) said it has cancelled most
flights from Beijing to Paris, Frankfurt, London and Moscow.

China Southern Airlines (600029.SS: )(1055.HK: ) said it has
cancelled flights from Beijing to Amsterdam.

Europe’s air travel chaos deepened on Saturday as the cloud
of ash spewing from a volcano in Iceland spread southeast
across the continent, halting more than three in four flights
and stranding tens of thousands of passengers worldwide.

Nearly 84 percent of U.S. airlines’ flights to and from
Europe were cancelled on Saturday.

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(Reporting by Melanie Lee; Editing by Paul Tait)

China’s top airlines cancel flights to Europe