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The FRANCE 24 survival guide

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2010-04-21

If you have been affected by the disruptions in air travel resulting from the plume of ash from the Icelandic volcano that is drifting across Europe, scroll down for links to airport websites, helpline numbers and alternative ways to travel.

France
Air France plans to run all long-haul flights from Orly and Roissy-CDG airports.
For more information call +33 (0)1 70 36 39 50.


Major European hubs

Germany
For information regarding Frankfurt airport contact +49 (0)1 80 53 72 46 36 (in Germany) or +33 (0)8 92 23 16 90 (in France).
German flag carrier Lufthansa has announced the resumption of normal service Thursday morning.
Lufthansa's service centre can be contacted on +49 (0) 1805 805 805 or 0800 8 50 60 70.

The Netherlands
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol  strongly recommend passengers to contact their airline and to check the status of their flight before leaving for the airport.
For more information call +31 207940800.

UK
Heathrow, Europe's busies airport,has finally repoens for business.
Flight information: +44 (0) 844 335 1801.


Italy
Airspace in north open from 06:00 GMT on Tuesday.
Milan airports: +39 02 23 23 23.
Rome airport: +32 59 56 31 31.


Travel alternatives

SNCF- the French rail service.

Eurostar trains connecting London, Paris and Brussels.

Eurolines coach service goes to more than 500 destinations across Europe.

Date created : 2010-04-17

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