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Malaysia Airlines Brings Forward New CEO Start Date

March 20, 2015

Malaysia Airlines will bring forward the appointment of Christoph Mueller as its managing director and group chief executive to May 1 from July.
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MH17 Crash Site Fragment Supports Missile Theory - Report

March 19, 2015

A metal fragment from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 matches a surface-to-air BUK rocket, a Dutch broadcaster said on Thursday, supporting a theory that the plane was downed by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
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Malaysia Air Says Expired Battery Did Not Hinder Search

March 9, 2015

Malaysia Airlines said an expired battery in the underwater locator beacon of the flight data recorder on missing flight MH370 would have made no difference in the search for the plane.
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Malaysia To Continue MH370 Search, Report Released

March 8, 2015

Prime Minister Najib Razak said Malaysia remained committed to the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 a year after it vanished without trace, as a report by international investigators offered no new clues as to its fate.
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Malaysia Airlines Upgrades Tracking A Year After MH370

March 6, 2015

Malaysia Airlines has begun tracking the location of its long-haul flights every 15 minutes or less, a proposal put forward by the ICAO after the disappearance of flight MH370 a year ago.
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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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