Tag Archives: Malaysia Airlines

June 01

MH128: What happened last night

What was supposed to have been a routine Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday night was disrupted in dramatic fashion mid-air, after an unruly passenger attempted to enter the cockpit.  The Star reports: The aircraft, which departed Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport at 11.11pm local time and was originally scheduled to land at 5.28am Malaysian time, was forced […]

June 01

Disruptive passenger on flight MH128 ‘overpowered’ by passengers

Air traffic control audio from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH128 has been posted online, revealing further details of the incident involving a disruptive passenger. According to a Sydney Morning Herald report, a male voice can be heard saying: “We have a passenger trying to enter the cockpit”. The Kuala Lumpur-bound flight from Melbourne was diverted back to […]

January 28

‘Malaysia Airlines ruined our CNY’ claim by blogger goes viral

A blog post penned by a disgruntled Malaysia Airlines (MAS) passenger has gone viral on social media. Other Malaysians have chipped in with their accounts of unpleasant experiences with the national carrier. The blogger, Audrey, claimed she was “screwed over” by MAS when she, her husband and their two children were not allowed to board […]

August 08

Malaysia Airlines appoints new chief commercial officer

Malaysia Airlines said today that it has appointed Arved von zur Muehlen as the new chief commercial officer effective from Sept 5. Muehlen will take over from the current CCO, Paul Simmons, who will be leaving in mid-September, the airline said in a statement. Prior to his appointment, Muehlen was the senior vice-president of commercial […]

June 08

Raids in Germany, Switzerland in MH17 probe

German and Swiss authorities have carried out raids seizing documents after learning a German private detective had investigated the MH17 air disaster, Dutch officials and media said today. Among the objects seized during last week’s raids were “apparently explosive papers” which Dutch investigators hope may narrow down the search for those behind the 2014 tragedy, […]

June 05

Passengers, crew injured due to turbulence on MAS flight

Severe turbulence during a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight from London to Kuala Lumpur caused around 34 people to be injured. According to a statement by MAS, MH1 encountered turbulence over the Bay of Bengal during its flight from Heathrow on Sunday. “During the flight, the passenger seatbelt light was turned on due to air turbulence,” […]

May 26

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia’s transport minister said Thursday.   The fate of the passenger jet, which is presumed to have crashed at sea after disappearing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers […]