Ash clears over Europe; airports operate normally

In this picture taken through a window, planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Malpensa airport, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, Sunday, April 18, 2010. Flights remained grounded in large parts of the European continent as aviation authorities report that there is no end in sight to the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud which has paralyzed air travel. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

May 10, 2010 5:03:48 AM PDT
Flights across Europe were operating normally Monday after a plume of volcanic ash that disrupted air traffic and forced some airports to close over the weekend dispersed, aviation officials said.