The eruption of the volcano near the Eyjafilljallajokull glacier in Iceland send volcanic ash to Europe airspace.
This is a disaster.
Lots of countries in Europe close their airspace because it is too dangerous.
If the volcanic ash get into the plane’s engines, the engines can shut down by themselves.
I got this list from CNN.
Full closure from 4:30 p.m. CET Thursday
Closed until at 7 p.m. BST Friday
Closed until 2 a.m. CET Saturday
All airspace closed
Some flights landing in Paris, no takeoffs
Nine airports closed including Frankfurt and Berlin
Airspace closed until 3 p.m. (8 a.m. ET) Saturday
Airspace closed until further notice
From 7 p.m. CET Thursday
Parts of the airspace open Friday
Until 6 p.m. CET, except Krakow
To open limited airspace in north from 3 p.m CET Friday