Flight MH370 News

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Was Likely Steered Off Course Deliberately: Report

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, missing since 2014, was probably steered off course deliberately and flown to the southern Indian Ocean, according to the Malaysian government’s safety report into the disaster. MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, en route to Beijing …

Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Resumes – 4 Years After Disappearance

Malaysia’s government said Saturday that it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, nearly four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation’s biggest mysteries. The Houston, Texas-based company …

Hunt Called Off for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was called off Tuesday after almost three years of fruitless toil. The Boeing Co. 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8, 2014, on its way to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on …

Real-Time Tracking to Be Required for Aircraft, After MH370 Disappearance

The U.N.’s aviation agency on Monday announced new requirements for the real-time tracking of civilian aircraft in distress, following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 two years ago. The International Civil Aviation Organization’s governing council approved proposals for planes …

Malaysia Says Maintenance Records Prove Wing Part Is from Flight MH370

Malaysia said on Thursday that paint color and maintenance-record matches prove that a piece of wing found on the shore of the French Island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean was part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, …

A.M. Best: Germanwings Crash May Put More Pressure on Aviation War Sector

A.M. Best said the total insurance loss of Germanwings Flight 4U9525, which crashed in the French Alps on March 24, 2015 killing 150 people, may put further pressure on the beleaguered aviation war sector. The total insurance loss for the …

Malaysia Says U.N. Must Make Conflict Zone Air Risk Reporting Mandatory

Malaysia, which suffered two commercial air disasters last year after one jet disappeared and another was shot down over Ukraine, said on Monday the United Nations must make reporting of risks to airlines over conflict zones mandatory. The International Civil …

Malaysian Plane Tragedy Increases Pressure for Plane Tracking after MH370

Four weeks into the hunt for MH370, pressure is building for better ways of tracking aircraft as regulators wrestle with the Malaysian jet’s disappearance armed with only minimal information on the fate of its 227 passengers. As search efforts intensified …

Complex Situation Occludes Details on Loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Very few details have been released by the re/insurance industry related to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which has caused some minor confusion as to the re/insurers providing coverage for claims. The confusion is primarily the result of the …

Malaysia Jet Search Highlights Doubts over Air Traffic Radar

The ease with which a big jetliner melted into the ether after vanishing from Malaysian radar illustrates an uncomfortable paradox about modern aviation: state-of-the-art airplanes rely on ageing ground infrastructure to tell them where to go. While satellites shape almost …