Lauda may sue Eurocontrol over ‘gut decision’


Austrian experts are at odds over whether officials reacted correctly to the eruption of an Icelandic volcano, while FlyNiki boss Niki Lauda considers suing aviation safety organisation Eurocontrol.Fritz Pachowsky, aviation engineering lecturer at Vienna¬ís Technical University (TU), said today (Mon): “Shutting down the whole European airspace for several days is like sending someone with a […]

Lauda warning as Austrian aviation traffic shut tonight

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Niki Lauda has appealed to passengers stranded at European airports because of the eruption of an Icelandic volcano to remain patient.The three-time Formula One champion who now runs his own budget carrier FlyNiki said in a TV interview last night (Thurs): “Volcano ashes can ground a plane. The situation is extremely dangerous, and cancelling flights […]