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Insurance issues over volcanic ash

17th April, 2010

Travellers affected by disruption to flights caused by volcanic ash last week may not be fully covered by their travel insurance, according to a leading broker group.

The PIBA, the country’s largest group of independent brokers, said cover might vary for affected travellers. Airports across northern Europe were shut and flights grounded after a plume of volcanic ash travelled across Europe from a volcano in southern Iceland which erupted last Thursday.

‘‘Unfortunately, many...

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