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CAPA: Kingfisher should shut down

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher airline should voluntarily shut down, suggests a report by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).

Pakistan preempts Eid attacks

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The government of Pakistan foiled around 13 attempts to plant explosive devices at markets, where families were busy with Eid shopping, by suspending cell phone service for aroun

Kingfisher refutes shutdown speculations

Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines on Sunday refuted speculation that it planned to shut down its operations.

Is government trying to shut Air India down?

NEW DELHI, India - The Bharatiya Janata Party has alleged that the Centre was trying to use the strike in Air India to shut down the airline and held the Prime Minister's Office responsible for the cr

Largest airport in Moscow shuts down

Moscow airport Domodedovo, that was shut down for 15 hours after icy rain cut off the electricity, will resume normal operations by the end of day.

Sea travel stops as protests shut down sea transport from main...

ATHENS, Greece — Glum tourists sat on suitcases in Greece's main port of Piraeus as yet another strike against austerity measures prevented them from boarding ferries Wednesday to dream Aegean islan

Skyservice Airlines folds

Skyservice Airlines announced on Wednesday that it is shutting down its operations following the appointment of a receiver by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Security alert shuts down part of Munich airport

BERLIN – Part of Munich airport was closed Wednesday as officials searched in vain for a man who left a security checkpoint with a bag containing a laptop after it had triggered an alert for possibl

Waikiki’s legendary Ilikai Hotel shutting down

The new owners of the Ilikai Hotel in Waikiki said they plan to shut down hotel operations tomorrow, resulting in the loss of at least 65 full-time jobs.

Movement to shut down shark tours in Hawaii is gaining momentum

HALEIWA, Hawaii – Three women donned scuba masks and jumped into the waters off Oahu's North Shore, floating inside a submerged cage as about a dozen sharks glided toward bloody fish scraps tossed i

Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry

MOSCOW – Nearly two decades after the Soviet collapse set Russia's roulette wheels spinning again, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry — a symbol of the

Marc Resorts Hawaii folds in weak economy

Marc Resorts Hawaii abruptly ceased hotel management operations on two islands this week, according to company executive vice president Paul Tomonari.

Thailand shuts down second airport in capital

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thai authorities have closed a second airport in the capital after anti-government protesters stormed the terminal.

One-ship Orient Lines shuts down – at least for now

It looks like the much-anticipated comeback of Orient Lines is over -- at least for now.

Indonesia shuts down tourist areas

Indonesian authorities have shut down tourist operations around the island where the three Bali bombers will be executed, possibly on Saturday morning.

Air Midwest to shut down passenger operations

PHOENIX - Air Midwest, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, Inc. today announced that it will discontinue all operations including its current scheduled services provided under the Essential Air Service (EAS) program.

Aloha Airlines shuts down cargo operations

Aloha Airlines said today it is shutting down its interisland cargo operations.Aloha, which carries 85 percent of all goods by air between the islands, said its lender, GMAC Commercial Finance LLC was unwilling to provide further financing.

Low-cost airline Skybus shuts down

Skybus Airlines, which offered limited service out of Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, abruptly closed shop Friday night, the latest casualty in an airline industry stressed by rising fuel costs and a slowing economy.Its last flight left Broward County and touched down in Columbus, Ohio, shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday.

Airline says “Aloha” to California

Los Angeles, CA - The final Aloha Airlines flights to California will land tonight, as the airline prepares for a bankruptcy-induced shutdown.United Airlines and other carriers scrambled today to accommodate passengers stranded by the sudden shutdown of passenger services by Aloha, the largest locally-owned air carrier in the Hawaiian islands.

Indonesia closes low-cost airline

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia’s low-cost carrier Adam Air, which has had a string of accidents over the past two years, has been grounded for at least three months over safety concerns, the head of the government’s air transportation agency said Tuesday.