Robin Williams' public joy belied private pain

Aug 14, 2014

Robin Williams' public joy belied private pain

In public, Robin Williams shared only the joy he found in life, never the sorrow. He was the same man in private, shielding even longtime friends from the darkness of depression that finally enveloped him. “I can honestly say I never saw him in ...

Skymark fears doom over Airbus A380 cancellation penalty

Aug 1, 2014

Skymark fears doom over Airbus A380 cancellation penalty

Skymark Airlines Inc., Japan’s third-largest carrier, said it’s at risk of going out of business should it have to pay Airbus Group NV a penalty after the planned purchase of six A380 superjumbos fell through. There is “material uncertainty” over whether the company will ...

Jul 29, 2014

Skymark seen scrubbing order for six Airbus A380s

Airbus Group NV has agreed to drop an order for six A380 superjumbos by Japanese low-cost carrier Skymark Airlines Inc., sources saidn, in a blow to a program that’s struggled to keep customers. Skymark can’t afford the aircraft, said the sources, who asked not ...

Apr 24, 2014

Budget carrier Peach to cancel 448 flights due to lack of pilots

Japanese budget carrier Peach Aviation Ltd. said Thursday it will cancel a total of 448 flights in May and June, including 44 international services connecting Osaka with Seoul and Hong Kong, due to a lack of pilots. The cancellations will affect around 16,000 passengers, ...