Transports ministers from all EU member countries will attent a video conference to evaluate the situation created by the Icelandic volcanic ash. In the same time, the European Commission organized a technical meeting on the same subject.

Jose Manuel Barroso already announced that it urged European Commissioners to evaluate the economic impact of the created situation. All these to reach a European consensus regarding this problem.

All information available at this time will be discussed in a video conference will all EU member states Transports ministers which will be organized today.

EU officials declared that they have three priorities: to see whether a powerful EU level coordination can maximize the European air space available without compromising the safety of passengers; to evaluate the economic consequences of this crisis and to improve the situation of passengers as soon as possible.