E-paper

malaysian airline

  • Disappearance of MH370 declared accident

    The mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 in March last year was today declared as an accident, fulfilling a legal obligation that will allow the next of kin of the 239 people, including five Indians, on board to claim compensation

  • Tony Abbott urges Russia to appologise over MH17 deaths

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged Russia to compensate and apologise to families of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, a statement from Abbott's office said Wednesday

  • 'Will demand justice for MH17 victims'

    Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein to use the platform of 69th UN General Assembly (UNGA) to bring to book those responsible for downing the aircraft

  • Half of MH17 crash victims identified: Report

    Half of the number of victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash have been identified, the Dutch national forensic investigation team has stated through a private forum for relatives

  • Volatile security hampers MH17 probe

    The UN said here Friday that a probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was being hampered by the volatile security situation at the crash site in eastern Ukraine

  • MH17 jet was hit by missile shrapnel: Report

    The recently downed Malaysia Airlines jet in the eastern Ukraine had suffered an explosive loss of pressure after getting punctured by shrapnel from a missile, BBC reported on Tuesday citing Ukranian security officials.

  • Malaysia Airlines to change name to boost reputation

    Reeling under the pressure of two catastrophic aviation tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is mulling a name change and restructuring of routes in a bid to repair its reputation, a media report has said. 

  • Responsibility for MH17 downing lays with Putin: US

    The US has intensified its attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin, holding him responsible for the tragic downing of a Malaysian plane by a missile over a part of Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists

  • MH17 crash: Australian parents living in 'hell beyond hell'

    The family of three Australian children killed on board Malaysua Airlines flight MH17 has described how they are living in a "hell beyond hell" as they struggle to deal with their loss.

  • MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK for analysis

    Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai on Wednesday said that crashed Malaysia Airline flight MH17's black boxes would be handed over to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) for forensic analysis

  • Russia trained, equipped rebels shot down MH17: US

    Senior US intelligence officials said Russia trained and equipped separatists responsible for the shooting down of MH17 with a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine, but noted that the rebels may have targeted the plane presuming it to be a Ukrainian military jet

  • Netherlands observes day of national mourning for MH17 victims

    Netherlands observed a day of national mourning on Wednesday for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.

  • Australia sends plane to bring back MH17 victims

    Australia on Tuesday sent a C-17 military plane to the Netherlands to bring back the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine last Thursday

  • Newcastle United to pay homage to fans lost on flight MH17

    Players of EPL club Newcastle United will be wearing black armbands in their New Zealand tour games to pay homage to two of their supporters who died in Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine

  • France, Germany, Britain to press Russia on MH17

    France, Britain and Germany have agreed to urge Russian President Vladimir Putin to get "Ukrainian separatists relief" and grant investigators free and full access to the disaster area of the MH17 flight to accomplish their mission

  • Scientist who died on MH17 brought HIV cure to poor

    Dutch clinical virologist Joep Lange - who was among 298 passengers who died in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 - worked since the early 1990s to deliver HIV drugs deep into the world's poorest countries

  • MH17 crash: Ethnic Indian crew's son consoles grandfather

    Ten-year-old Hans Singh Sandhu seems to have grown up overnight after his father Sanjid Singh Sandhu, a steward on board the ill-fated Flight MH17, was killed along with all 297 others on board when the jetliner was shot down in the eastern Ukraine

  • Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at MH17 crash site

    Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard

  • Black boxes that were on board MH17 not found, claims pro-Russian rebel leader

    Aleksandr Borodai, the pro-Russian rebel leader, denied that the black boxes of the ill-fated plane had been found, while Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agree that a thorough and impartial investigation is the need of the hour

  • MH17 tragedy: Shift swap saves ethnic Indian wife, kills husband

    Switching shifts with colleagues by an ethnic Indian couple has resulted in one surviving and another dying