Resumed work because of volcano ash closed the airport in Mexico

Airport Mexican city of Puebla, closed a few days ago because of falling ash from the volcano Popocatepetl, on Friday once again began to accept and send planes, according to local authorities.

According to the civil defense of Puebla, an assessment of the situation to guarantee the security of flights and passengers. Was carried out cleaning of runways.

However, not all airlines operating in this airport, located about 130 kilometers from Mexico City, decided to resume flights. So, since Friday morning started to execute Mexican domestic flights with Aeromexico and Volaris, United and American Airlines did not risk it and canceled the flight to Houston.

Popocatepetl volcano intensified in early April. He has slept a few ashes are next to settlements. In mid-April, the Mexican government declared a yellow alert level for the communities located near the volcano.

Popocatepetl, whose name translates from the language of the Aztecs as "smoking mountain" rises above the sea level on the 5.452 thousand meters. He has long been a symbol of Mexico's same as tequila or eagle sitting on a cactus with a snake in its talons. In this volcano is located just 55 km south-east of Mexico City.

Like this post? Please share to your friends: