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Explain why Eyjafjallajokull is being described as an economic
mega disaster.
In April 2010, Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted, sending a huge plume of ash 27,000
feet up into the jet stream ­ not a direct threat to humans but an enormous risk to global
flows and networks.

Iceland…

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cancelled immediately after the eruption. Many airline operators suffered huge losses, for
example British airways lost £15-20 million per day. There was combined lost revenue of
$200 million a day for the airline companies according to the international air transport
association.

The temporary movement of profession workers
was…

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