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A distant cloud, a day of disruption

Seventy-five percent of transatlantic flights from Logan canceled, as volcano plume drifts and grows

Daniel Margerie of Frankfurt waited to talk to a Lufthansa representative at Logan Airport after his canceled flight. Daniel Margerie of Frankfurt waited to talk to a Lufthansa representative at Logan Airport after his canceled flight. (Gretchen Ertl for The Boston Globe)
By Katie Johnston Chase and Gal Tziperman Lotan
Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent / April 17, 2010

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As marathon runners attempted to fly into Boston and students on spring break struggled to fly out, 75 percent of the flights between Logan International Airport and Europe were canceled yesterday due to the volcano eruption in Iceland, with more cancellations likely in the days to come. (Full article: 905 words)

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