EU makes test flights to assess volcanic ash -Dutch ministry

AMSTERDAM, April 17 (BestGrowthStock) – Test flights are taking
place in the Netherlands and other European countries to assess
the impact of volcanic ash on plane parts, the Dutch Ministry of
Infrastructure and Water Management said on Saturday.

KLM, part of Franco-Dutch Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA: ), will
perform a test flight to Amsterdam from Duesseldorf on Saturday
night, part of a series of tests across the European Union,
ministry officials said.

Tests had already taken place in France and Belgium on
Saturday, a Dutch ministry spokeswoman said. She said the
flights were taking place at lower altitude than usual.

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(Reporting by Gilbert Kreijger)

EU makes test flights to assess volcanic ash -Dutch ministry