Candian airline Zoom abruptly shuts down

Zoom is zooming no more. In another sign of the times, the high cost of jet fuel has grounded another airline. Zoom, a Canadian carrier that few in the rest of North America had even heard of, quit flying. Some of the scenes caused by the grounding were almost comical -- unless you were a customer stranded on a Zoom plane at Glasgow, Scotland, that sat on the tarmac, unable to take off because of a dispute with the airport. The passengers eventually were freed when the plane was allowed to return to the terminal. Read a little more here.

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