The two main airports in Buenos Aires closed for sending and receiving flights due to approaching ash cloud from the Chilean volcano Puyeue.
Domestic flights departing from the airport Jorge Newbery Aeroparque were canceled on Friday night, later, for several hours, the aircraft banned land and landing at the international airport of Ezeiza.
This decision was taken after the Argentine meteorologists reported poor visibility due to the ash, which is released into the atmosphere since the beginning of the eruption Puyeue 800 kilometers south of the capital of Chile, on June 4, RIA "Novosti" with reference to the Associated Press.
The spread of the ash cloud, which by this time had already made a "round the world", resulted in the beginning of June to the very aviakollapsu Chile, neighboring countries, and later — in Australia and New Zealand.
Volcanic ash is a serious threat to aircraft because its particles getting into the jet engines, can quickly remove them from the system.