Overlooking Bali's Denpasar airport (Photo: Craig (Own work) [GFDL ( or CC BY 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Bali’s Mount Agung Erupts, Strands Thousands of Passengers in Its Wake

As Mount Agung continues to erupt on the island of Bali, the effects are starting to be felt with regards to air travel in the region. Bali's biggest airport, Denpasar International Airport, closed down on Monday stranding tens of thousands of passengers. Before the shutdown, all decisions about flying into Bali were left to the individual airlines. This move caused many airlines to cancel flights even before the Monday shut down. While it is somewhat unknown as to when the…