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The News: Opening up EU airspace - Plenary in turmoil - MEP Peter Van Dalen on travel chaos

09'18" 20/04/2010
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Tuesday saw the tentative opening of a few airports for flights, following the Icelandic volcano eruption which brought Europe to a standstill. MEPs debated how to avoid the crisis, and we speak to Dutch MEP Peter Van Dalen about the travel chaos. The Strasbourg plenary also fell victim to Eyjafjallajokull with MEPs unable to attend, all voted are postponed.