At about 4 pm today there was a fire in MAS Avionic Shop, level 2, Hangar 2 in Subang. The Avionic Shop has been existent in MAS for more than 30 years and this is the first time that a fire broke out so mysteriously.
The Government is into the 14 days in the search and rescue operation and the acting Minister of Transport, YB Dato’ Hishamuddin Hussein, has been advising members of the public not to speculate on the missing MH 370. On the other hand, the newly crowned Star Group Chief Editor is taking The Star further down the road of ridicule. Continue reading
Day 2 to 7 have been filled with conflicting statements from DCA chief and Group CEO of MAS. There were more questions than answers during these agonising 5 days. Continue reading
Our no-nonsense Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today refuted claims by the Director General of Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman that several passengers who had checked in did not board the fateful Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Continue reading
Updates 2 11:50 pm on 10-3-2014: US Commander William J Mark spokesman for the 7th Fleet has commended Malaysian Government has been professional in the search and rescue operations for the MH 370. Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the DCA Chief, has confirmed today that the two passengers that were using stolen passports were not Asian.
Updates @ 3:20 pm on 10-3-2014: DCA Director-General Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman told the Press in Kuala Lumpur today: “Yes, they have found debris but it did not come from the aircraft,”. For full report HERE.
After more than 30 hours without contact with the aircraft, Malaysia Airlines told family members they should “prepare themselves for the worst,” Hugh Dunleavy, the commercial director for the airline, told reporters. Continue reading
It took MAS 10 hours to hold a press conference to announce that MH 370 was missing. MAS could have easily ascertained the status of MH 370 when it did not arrive in Beijing at 6:30 am 8-3-2014 as scheduled. Further, MH 730 has fuel to fly up to about 8:30 am. By 9:00 am, if not earlier, MAS should have been able to make a public announcement that MH 370 was missing but MAS chose to drag its feet until 12 noon. Continue reading
On 9-3-2014 at 9 am there was a press conference by the Minister of Transport, YB Datuk Hishamudin Hussein and En Ahmad Jauhari Yahya (AJ) Group CEO of MAS spoke about “air turn back”, “CCTV footage of the two person used Austrian and Italian stolen passports” and “assets used for the search and rescue exercise”, HERE. Continue reading