LONDON (AP) - Civil aviation authorities in Ireland say they are lifting the restrictions on most of the country's airspace and reopening airports in Dublin and Cork to air traffic.
France will let some planes land at three Paris airports during a four-hour window.
But mostly, flight disruptions in Europe are expected to be worse Friday because of the ash from an Icelandic volcano.
The Irish Aviation Authority says the ash cloud has moved away from the country's southeast and Irish airspace is open except for a block off the south coast.
They've not ruled out further restrictions if weather patterns change.
English airspace will remain closed until at least Saturday morning.
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