Malaysia`s government pledged today it `will not rest` until missing flight MH370 is found but relatives said on the 100th day since the plane`s disappearance that they wanted answers, not more promises.
A robotic submarine deployed to locate the missing Malaysian plane`s black boxes on the floor of the Indian Ocean today aborted its first search as it encountered water deeper than its operating limits of 4.5 km.
A Thai satellite has detected 300 floating objects in southern Indian Ocean that could possibly be the debris of the missing Malaysian plane, even as bad weather on Tuesday grounded multination air search for the aircraft`s wreckage.
Technical troubles have hindered a resumption of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with a mini-sub lasting only two hours in the water before it had to be raised, officials said Wednesday.
The lack of any evidence indicating what caused flight MH370`s disappearance raises a legal conundrum that is expected to force Malaysia Airlines into out-of-court settlements with angry next-of-kin, aviation law experts said.
Maps released as part of a preliminary report on the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian jet indicate that the plane deliberately flew along a route to evade military radars, according to a media report.
Nearly 30 per cent of Chinese tourists have cancelled their bookings to visit Malaysia this year since the mysterious disappearance of a Malaysian jet with 227 passengers, over two-thirds of them Chinese, adversely hitting the country`s tourism industry.
Four weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, searchers on Saturday launched the most intensive hunt yet in the southern Indian Ocean, trying to find the plane`s black box recorders before their batteries run out.
A communications system in the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner could have been switched off before or after the last verbal contact with the flight deck, which likely came from the co-pilot, the airline`s chief executive said on Monday.