Northwest of Paris, Iceland's volcanic origin has rumbled for days. The ash fall impacts the island plus much of Europe directly. Indirectly it involves the whole world by impacting air travel.
We are scheduled to fly to Almaty via Frankfurt on Thursday. Much of European airspace has opened up again to commercial aviation. It looks like our flights will be on time [and safe].
P.S. the photo is from the news section of www.mirror.co.uk