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No Manx flights until 7am at least, Flybe grounded until 1pm

Manx airspace has been closed up to a 12-mile limit due to the volcanic ash from Iceland, which is high in the atmosphere.

All flights to and from the Island have been cancelled until further notice, but Ronaldsway Airport representatives say extreme emergency cases may be considered on merit.

The UK Flight Control Centre has announced that no flights will be allowed in UK airspace until at least 7am tomorrow.

And Flybe has announced all its flights are cancelled until at least one o' clock tomorrow afternoon.

Airport Director Anne Reynolds says the ash has caused ever-increasing problems:

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