Articles tagged “mh17”

Malaysia Airlines in Overhaul Mode One Year After MH 370 Disappearance

Malaysia Airlines in Overhaul Mode One Year After MH 370 Disappearance

Kelvin Chan and Eileen Ng, Associated Press

The role of a legacy national carrier is under threat everywhere, but no more so than Asia where low-cost upstarts have completely changed the game. A legacy carrier that had a year like Malaysia Airlines had will have to work extra hard to survive.

4 years ago

Malaysia Airlines Tries to Hit ‘Reset’ With Two Short Films

Malaysia Airlines Tries to Hit ‘Reset’ With Two Short Films

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Regaining the trust from flyers after two crashes is a daunting task, but Malaysia Airlines forges ahead.

4 years ago

Passenger Planes Still Can Vanish and Here’s Why

Passenger Planes Still Can Vanish and Here’s Why

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

IATA needs support from outside the airline industry to put recommendations into action.

5 years ago

Asian Aviation on Track to Have One of Its Worst Years Ever

Asian Aviation on Track to Have One of Its Worst Years Ever

Deena Kamel Yousef and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Asian aviation is growing in a manner that has few precedents, and it will no doubt continue to, even with tragic losses.

5 years ago

Airline Group CEO Calls for the Export of TSA Pre-Check

Airline Group CEO Calls for the Export of TSA Pre-Check

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A pre-check system that was linked among a bunch of companies would be a step forward for road warriors if security assurances are adequate.

5 years ago

Malaysia Still Struggling to Get Access to Site of Downed Jet in Ukraine

Malaysia Still Struggling to Get Access to Site of Downed Jet in Ukraine

Manirajan Ramasamy, Bloomberg

The Dutch safety board's report will shed light both on what happened and the continuing challenges to discovering more details about what happened.

5 years ago

Flight Tracking App Downloads Increase After Malaysia Airlines Accidents

Flight Tracking App Downloads Increase After Malaysia Airlines Accidents

Dan Peltier, Skift

Flight-tracking apps are being downloaded by family members and friends who are concerned about the welfare of loved ones and want to track the progress of their flights in real time.

5 years ago

Malaysian Air Says Aviation Bodies Fail the Public With Safety Guidelines

Malaysian Air Says Aviation Bodies Fail the Public With Safety Guidelines

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

These will be heard as fighting words by IATA and other bodies that likely feel hamstrung by the web of competing regulations and commercial interests that govern how planes fly.

5 years ago

Boeing Is Absent From Chaotic Malaysia Air Crash Scene in Ukraine

Boeing Is Absent From Chaotic Malaysia Air Crash Scene in Ukraine

Andrea Rothman and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

That Boeing doesn't have investigators on the scene of the crash of its 777 aircraft, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, speaks volumes about chaos and insecurity of the crash scene.

5 years ago

Malaysia Airlines Flight Crashes in Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines Flight Crashes in Ukraine

Tim Fernholz, Quartz

Other carriers, such as Delta, are making statements that they will henceforth avoid flying over Ukraine, and it defies belief that airlines were taken this route given the conflict with separatists and Russia.

5 years ago