Recriminations erupt in ash-fueled aviation crisis

Passengers line up for tickets at the Westbahnhof railway station in Vienna, Austria, Monday, April 19, 2010. Travelers crowded train stations as flights remained grounded in large parts of the continent as authorities across Europe said there was no end in sight to the plume spewing out of a volcano in Iceland. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

April 21, 2010 7:43:43 PM PDT
Airlines toted up losses topping $2 billion and struggled to get hundreds of thousands of travelers back home Wednesday after a week of crippled air travel, as questions and recriminations erupted over Europe's chaotic response to the volcanic ash cloud.