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Trial To Improve Flight Tracking A Year After MH370

March 2, 2015

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia are launching a trial to allow air traffic controllers to more closely track aircraft traversing remote oceans such as the Indian Ocean, believed to be the final resting place of Malaysia Airlines slight MH370.
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Malaysia Airlines Restructuring Gathers Pace

March 2, 2015

Malaysia Airlines is re-negotiating contracts, reviewing its fleet and routes, and identifying almost a third of staff to lay off as part of a state-led restructuring, sovereign wealth fund Khazanah said.
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Australia Says MH370 Search May Be Called Off Soon

March 1, 2015

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cannot go on forever, Australia's deputy prime minister said, and discussions are already under way between Australia, China and Malaysia as to whether to call off the hunt within weeks.
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Investigators Inspect MH17 Wreckage At Dutch Air Base

February 20, 2015

Investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in July 2014 met for their first joint consultation this week, examining cracks and impact patterns on the jet's fuselage, Dutch officials said.
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Russia Sparks ICAO Spat Over Conflict Zone Info

February 3, 2015

Russia clashed with Europe and the United States on Tuesday over the aviation industry's response to the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, calling for a delay in plans to establish a warning system on risks from conflict zones.
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Search Team Recovers Remains, MH17 Wreckage

February 2, 2015

A Dutch search team recovered human remains and wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Monday, the Dutch government said.
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Malaysia Says UN Must Make Conflict Zone Risk Reporting Mandatory

February 2, 2015

Malaysia, which suffered two commercial air disasters last year, said the United Nations must make reporting of risks to airlines over conflict zones mandatory.
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A Third Of Undersea Search For MH370 Completed

January 30, 2015

The undersea search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has covered almost a third of its target area, Malaysian authorities said on Friday, adding that they were confident the aircraft is in the zone.
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Malaysia Declares MH370 An 'Accident'

January 29, 2015

Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on.
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Malaysia To Release MH370 Interim Report On March 7

January 28, 2015

Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation will release an interim report on the investigation into Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on March 7, a day before the one-year anniversary of the disappearance.
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Malaysia Airlines Website Targeted By Hackers

January 26, 2015

A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines, but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.
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Australia Calls For Tenders For Potential MH370 Recovery

January 22, 2015

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has called for expressions of interest in the recovery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 from the bottom of the Indian Ocean - should the aircraft be found.
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