Avinor, the Norwegian Air Authority, has just closed the entire Norwegian airspace for unknown time because of a cloud of volcanic ashes.
The released the following statement:
Norwegian controlled air space closed
The whole Norwegian controlled air space is closed from 10 a.m. today. This is due to clouds filled with ash from the volcanic eruption in Iceland.
All flight are cancelled at all airports in Norway. The closure also includes the oceanic control area, affecting interncontinental flight. Helocopter flight to the of shore oil installations are also cancelled.
Affected passengers must contact their airline or travel agency for information about their flight.
So because of Eyjafjallajökull the planned visit of my parents is not going to happen. Damn… 🙁