Flights to the island of La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands resumed this Saturday after a 48-hour hiatus, as ashes from the Cambre Vieja volcano erupted, a report said. For the second time since the volcano erupted on September 19, a dense ash cloud forced officials to close the airport on Thursday morning to clear the runway.
“La Palma airport is operational again “, the Spanish airport authority assured AENA in a tweet.” After improving weather conditions and ash clouds, Binter has resumed its flight schedule with the island of La Palma. “, for its part, the regional company announced in a press release a few hours later.
The airport had already been closed on 25 September due to ash from the volcano. Its manager reopened it the next day, but the companies did not resume their flights until four days later. Cumbre Vieja’s eruption, which lasted about three weeks, caused no deaths or injuries, but resulted in the evacuation of more than 6,000 people, some of whom lost everything under the lava flow, resulting in more and more people. Withdrawal took place. 6,000 people destroyed 480 hectares.
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