The cloud of volcanic ash currently causing chaos for air travel will continue to cause chaos even after it has cleared.
BBC News reports
For while the majority of flights may be back in the air by the beginning of next week, it will be many more days before the airlines have got their schedules back on track.
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Flight schedules are intricate and complex, and the consequences of missing just one flight, let alone hundreds, can be far reaching.
Aircraft on the ground cost airlines huge amounts of money. It costs British Airways £10m every day that their aircraft don’t fly.
Decisions will need to be made how these increased costs can be covered.