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  • Underwater pings relocated in hunt for Malaysian jet MH370: Australia 09-04-2014 08:54 AM

    Perth: An Australian official says equipment on a ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has relocated an underwater signal that is consistent with a plane's black boxes. Angus Houston, the head of a joint agency coordinating the search in the southern Indian Ocean, said on Wednesday that the Australian...
  • MH370: Search planes, ships diverted to area where 'pings' detected 07-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Sydney: Some planes and ships searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner in the Indian Ocean moved on Monday toward waters where a Chinese vessel had picked up "ping" signals at the weekend, raising hopes of finding the airliner's black-box recorders. The black boxes, thought be to lying on the...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: All passengers cleared of any role in hijacking 02-04-2014 09:55 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: A criminal probe into four specific areas including hijacking and sabotage has cleared all 227 passengers aboard the ill-fated Flight MH370, Malaysian police chief said on Wednesday. Investigators have cleared all 227 passengers of any role in hijacking or sabotage and of having personal or psychological issues that...
  • Australia finds fishing equipment in search for missing Malaysian jet 31-03-2014 04:31 PM

    Perth: A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane hunting for any trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet turned out to be nothing more than fishing equipment, Australian officials said on Monday, the latest disappointing news in a weekslong hunt that Australia's prime minister said will continue...
  • No evidence yet but efforts to find missing Malaysian plane ramped up 30-03-2014 08:02 PM

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Sunday he was hopeful clues will emerge soon to help find Flight MH370 even though searchers again failed to find jet debris, as relatives of Chinese passengers on the plane protested in Malaysia to demand the government apologize over its handling of the search....
  • US law firm plans to bring suit against Boeing, Malaysia Airlines 27-03-2014 09:08 AM

    A US based law firm said it expects to represent families of more than half of the passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight in a lawsuit against the carriers and Boeing Co (BA.N), alleging the plane had crashed due to mechanical failure. The Beijing-bound flight MH370 disappeared more...
  • Lawsuit filed in US court against Malaysia Airlines, Boeing 26-03-2014 06:24 PM

    The Malaysia Airlines and Boeing are facing a "multi-million dollar" lawsuit in the US after a law firm sought documents related to possible design or mechanical defects that could have led to the crash of a flight carrying 239 people. The lawsuit was filed by Chicago-based Ribbeck Law Chartered on...
  • What we know, and still don't, on Malaysian plane 24-03-2014 10:59 PM

    A summary of the questions answered, and still pending, about the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's Monday announcement: What we know The plane crashed: Najib said satellite data showed the flight "ended in the southern Indian Ocean," confirming that the Boeing 777 that...
  • Malaysia: France has images of possible missing plane debris 23-03-2014 03:53 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia says France has satellite images of objects that could be from a passenger jet that went missing more than two weeks ago. A statement on Sunday from the Ministry of Transport said Malaysia had received the images from "French authorities showing potential objects in the vicinity of...
  • Two-week search for Malaysian jet finds only frustration and suspicion 22-03-2014 09:15 AM

    Kuala Lumpur/Perth: Two weeks after a Malaysia Airlines airliner went missing with 239 people on board, officials are bracing for the "long haul" as searches by more than two dozen countries turn up little but frustration and fresh questions. The international team hunting Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian...
  • Malaysian airplane investigators look at suicide as possible motive 18-03-2014 07:19 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline's chief executive said on Monday, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance. No trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Co-pilot spoke the last words 17-03-2014 08:28 PM

    The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline's chief executive said on Monday, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance. No trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been found since...
  • Police hunt for motive as search for Malaysian jet spans hemispheres 16-03-2014 10:59 PM

    Malaysian investigators are trawling through the backgrounds of the pilots, crew and ground staff who worked on a missing jetliner for clues as to why someone on board flew it perhaps thousands of miles off course, the country's police chief said. Background checks of passengers on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370...
  • Final words from missing Malaysian plane came after systems shutdown 16-03-2014 10:59 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The final words from the missing Malaysian jetliner's cockpit gave no indication anything was wrong even though one of the plane's communications systems had already been disabled, officials said on Sunday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in the disappearance. As authorities...
  • Missing Jet: Malaysian officials brief 20 countries, ask for help 16-03-2014 04:45 PM

    Malaysia has appealed for help and international coordination in a search for its missing passenger jet stretching across two corridors from the Caspian Sea to the southern Indian Ocean, diplomats said on Sunday. Malaysian officials briefed envoys from about 20 countries on progress in the investigation after calling off a...
  • Missing jet pilots had firm community, family ties 14-03-2014 10:47 PM

    The pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet were a middle-aged family man passionate enough about flying to build his own simulator and a 27-year-old contemplating marriage who had just graduated to the cockpit of the Boeing 777. As speculation intensified on Friday that the plane might have been...
  • Investigators focus on foul play behind missing plane: Sources 14-03-2014 07:44 PM

    An investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner is focusing more on a suspicion of foul play, as evidence suggests it was diverted hundreds of miles off course, sources familiar with the Malaysian probe said. In a far more detailed description of military radar plotting than has been...
  • A look at the types of signals a plane gives off 14-03-2014 04:43 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 sent signals to a satellite for four hours after the aircraft went missing, an indication that it was still flying for hundreds of miles (kilometers) or more, according to a US official briefed on the search for the jet. This raises the...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: Vasthu Shastra expert joins search 13-03-2014 08:52 PM

    While scores of vessels and aircraft are still scouring the seas of southeast Asia for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, a Vasthu Shastra expert has claimed the aircraft will be found on or before Saturday. Yuvaraj Sowma, a Chennai-based astrologer and Vasthu Shastra expert, told the Malaysian Star on Wednesday...
  • Boeing in talks with Jet Air, Air India for 737 Max jets 13-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Boeing Co is in discussions with airlines Jet Airways and Air India about the sale of its 737 MAX jets, one of the aircraft manufacturer's senior sales executives said on Thursday. Speaking to Reuters at the air show in Hyderabad, Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president sales for Asia Pacific at...
  • 'All right, good night' were last words heard from missing Malaysian plane 12-03-2014 11:30 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: "All right, good night" were the final words heard by air traffic controllers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight before it vanished over the South China Sea five days ago, relatives of the passengers were told Wednesday. News of the last communication came as Malaysia defended its handling...
  • No plan to ground Dreamliners, but may seek compensation from Boeing: AI 12-03-2014 09:49 PM

    Air India has no plans to ground its newly-acquired Dreamliner aircraft despite technical glitches, but the airline may seek compensation from manufacturer Boeing for not keeping its word on fuel efficiency. Air India has set up a committee comprising its officials and those from the Civil Aviation Ministry and Boeing...
  • 3-day Indian Aviation show begins in Hyderabad 12-03-2014 01:39 PM

    Hyderabad: The five-day Indian Aviation show kick-started in Hyderabad on Wednesday amidst the who's who of the aviation industry. Inaugurated by the Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, the show is expected to attract and engage investors in India's aerospace industry. The show will be open to public on the last...
  • Malaysia asks India to join search and rescue operations of missing plane 12-03-2014 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Malaysian Authorities have requested India to be part of the multinational search operation for the missing plane. Official Sources say that Malaysian Authorities had contacted India on Tuesday requesting for help. It was thereafter decided that there will be designated contact point on both the Malaysian and...
  • 600,000 scan satellites images for clues about missing Malaysian plane 12-03-2014 11:54 AM

    Longmont, Colorado: About 600,000 people have scanned satellite images from DigitalGlobe Inc. for clues to the fate of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, the company said Tuesday. Users of the website can tag images if they see wreckage, life rafts, oil slicks or other evidence. DigitalGlobe is calling it a...
  • Malaysia air force chief denies saying lost plane tracked to west 12-03-2014 09:09 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's air force chief has denied saying military radar tracked a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner over the Strait of Malacca, adding to the mystery surrounding the fate of flight MH370, which vanished on Saturday with 239 people aboard. A massive air and sea search now in its fifth...
  • 5-day Hyderabad air show to start on Wednesday 11-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off on Wednesday, which is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players. The show, with the theme 'Enhancing Air Connectivity' is being jointly organised by the aviation ministry and industry body...
  • Malaysia releases pictures of 2 passengers with stolen passports on missing plane, says one is Iranian 11-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Kiev: The search for the missing Malaysian Airline flight MH 370 has made some headway as Malaysian officials have identified one of the passengers travelling with a stolen passport. They said, "We have identified one of the passengers travelling with stolen passport. He is a 19-year-old Iranian, Pouria Nour Mohammad...
  • Malaysia air probe finds scant evidence of terror attack: Sources 11-03-2014 07:42 AM

    Kuala Lumpur/Washington: Investigators in Malaysia are voicing skepticism that the airliner that disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on board was the target of an attack, US and European government sources close to the probe said. The fate of the Malaysian airliner that vanished about an hour into a flight...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary, says Nandan Nilekani 10-03-2014 08:13 PM

    A day after Congress declared his candidature from Bangalore South, UIDAI chief and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday said that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country while praising Rahul Gandhi. "Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary. He is an agent of change and has brilliant ideas," Nilekani...