Malaysia Airlines News Stories

Russia Submits Draft UN Resolution On MH17

July 20, 2015

Russia is pushing for a greater United Nations role in an investigation into what caused the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 after dismissing a proposal by Malaysia, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ukraine for a UN-backed tribunal.


UK Calls For International Tribunal On MH17

July 17, 2015

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has backed calls for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of shooting Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 out of the sky over rebel-held eastern Ukraine a year ago.


A Year After MH17, Families Want Justice

July 16, 2015

One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be read aloud by relatives, a year after the Boeing 777 was shot out of the sky over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.


Australia Urges UN To Support MH17 Tribunal

July 14, 2015

Australia has urged the United Nations Security Council to support the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine last year.


Malaysia Tells UN Of Push For MH17 Tribunal

July 2, 2015

Malaysia has told the United Nations Security Council of plans to push for a UN-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, though Russia described the move as premature, diplomats said.



Dutch Confident An MH17 Prosecution Will Succeed

June 30, 2015

The head of the team of Dutch prosecutors looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year said he was "confident" of concluding his investigation successfully, but was not ready to bring charges.


Malaysia Air Makes Emergency Landing In Melbourne

June 12, 2015

A Malaysia Airlines flight returned safely to Melbourne after turning back within minutes of take-off after an engine fire alert went off.


Dutch Foreign Minister Pushes For MH17 Prosecution

June 5, 2015

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has discussed with his Russian counterpart efforts to prosecute suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, his office said in a statement.


Missile Maker Says Russia Did Not Shoot Down MH17

June 2, 2015

The Russian company that makes the BUK missile system that was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over east Ukraine said the plane was hit by a missile deployed by Ukraine and not widely used by Russia's military.


Malaysia Air CEO Says Carrier 'Technically Bankrupt'

June 1, 2015

The newly appointed chief executive of Malaysia Airlines, Christoph Mueller, said the carrier is "technically bankrupt", as he announced plans for a restructuring that will cut the company's workforce by a third.