Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured an Ash plume from Eyjafjallajokull Volcano over the North Atlantic on April 17, 2010 - Nasa Goddard Photo and Video via Flickr

The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured an Ash plume from Eyjafjallajokull Volcano over the North Atlantic on April 17, 2010

Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

Travelers and businesses worldwide are struggling to cope with closed airspace over Europe in the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano. A panel joins Diane for an update on the spread of ash and the economic cost to the region and the...

Travelers and businesses worldwide are struggling to cope with closed airspace over Europe in the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano. A panel joins Diane for an update on the spread of ash and the economic cost to the region and the airline industry.

Guests

Anthony Smallwood

spokesman for the European Union Delegation in Washington D.C.

Matthew Bishop

U.S. business editor and New York bureau chief of The Economist

Steve Lott

head of communications for IATA in North America

Patrick Smith

airline pilot and author of the "Ask the Pilot" blog on Salon.

Joe Palca

NPR science correspondent

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