The Australian authority leading the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 said on Friday that "hard spots" had been found on the Indian Ocean seabed, but that most would likely be geological features.
Dutch engineering firm Fugro will lead the search of the Indian Ocean seafloor where missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is believed to have crashed, hoping to unlock the greatest mystery in modern aviation.
Tracking aircraft by satellite, cloud storage of black box data and other technological innovations were being considered by aviation officials in the wake of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370`s disappearance.
US President Barack Obama arrives Saturday in Malaysia hoping to energise aloof ties with a Muslim-majority nation whose government is under the microscope for wide allegations of abuse of power and the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The head of the Australian agency supervising the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane said on Monday that an autonomous underwater vehicle would soon be deployed, moving the search underwater after nearly six weeks of fruitless searching.
Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week.
Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysian plane in the Indian Ocean today failed to find any confirmed clues about the black boxes of the aircraft, as no new signals have been detected over the past 48 hours.
An Australian navy ship has detected new underwater signals consistent with aircraft black boxes, the search chief said Monday, describing it as the "most promising lead" so far in the month-old hunt for missing Flight MH370.
A US-based pinger manufacturer company has suggested a possibility that the ill-fated plane`s acoustic pingers might have not been replaced, resulting in shortening of the battery life, reports the CNN.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Friday it was studying the possibility of live-streaming flight data recorders from airliners amid calls for such technology following the disappearance of a second airliner in five years.
Malaysia has said all 239 people aboard flight MH370 are believed dead, but the failure to recover bodies is complicating efforts to lay their souls to rest, relatives and religious leaders said Thursday.
China said on Saturday it had a new satellite image of what could be wreckage from a missing Malaysian airliner, as more planes and ships headed to join an international search operation scouring some remotest seas on Earth.