The unexpected closure of airspace in Europe caused by the recent volcanic ash disruption is not expected to impact ratings of aviation-related structured finance deals, Fitch Ratings said.

Even if the crisis has added new economic pressures to the ailing European airline industry, it is not likely to be an economic catastrophe for major European flag carriers.

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