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Emirates resumes flights to Heathrow

April 22- Emirates Airline resumed its flights to some of the major airports in UK including Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow. The resumption of flights will start after a week of suspensions due to the Iceland volcanic eruption and resulting ash cloud lingering over Europe. "We are hoping to make some good progress today in helping the many passengers who have been held up by the ongoing disruption," said Richard Vaughan, Emirates' Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Worldwide.
Earlier, Emirates Airline's president, Tim Clark, said that its revenue loss was about $10 million a day, in addition to the $1 million a day to accommodate passengers.

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