The first of three KLM passenger planes headed towards New York takes off from Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday April 19, 2010. European transport officials have carved up the sky, creating three zones to break the flight deadlock caused by a cloud of volcanic ash flowing from Iceland over Europe. France said Monday that European countries can resume airline traffic in designated "caution zones" where the threat of ash is considered less dangerous. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Posted April 19, 2010, at 2:53 p.m.