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MH370 hunt may resume if new evidence found – Malaysian PM

May 30, 2018 - 3:59 PM

'We have come to a stage where we cannot keep searching for something we cannot find,' says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

SEARCH. A Malaysia Airlines logo is pictured at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 8, 2015. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

MH370 hunt likely to end mid-June, says official

Mar 03, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Nearly 4 years after the disappearance of the plane, relatives of the missing passengers also speak of their continuing sense of pain and loss

Malaysia negotiating with US firm to resume MH370 hunt

Oct 19, 2017 - 7:01 PM

American company Ocean Infinity, as well as Dutch outfit Fugro and an unidentified Malaysian company put forward proposals to relaunch the hunt for the missing MH370

THE SEARCH FOR MH370. In this photo taken from a Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) P-3K2-Orion aircraft, co-pilot and Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie helps to look for objects during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, off Perth, Australia, April 13, 2014. File photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Seabed exploration firm offers to hunt for MH370

Aug 03, 2017 - 5:21 PM

Ocean Infinity a seabed exploration firm which says it has the world s largest and most advanced commercial fleet of underwater vehicles for conducting searches says it proposed continuing the hunt

In this photo taken from a Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) P-3K2-Orion aircraft, co-pilot and Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie helps to look for objects during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, off Perth, Australia, April 13, 2014. File photo by Greg Wood/AFP

MH370: What's next in hunt for missing airliner

Jan 20, 2017 - 3:05 PM

After spending almost 3 years and US 150 million on a deep sea hunt for the Malaysian passenger jet in the remote Indian Ocean off western Australia top aviation investigators have been forced to admit they have come up with nothing

MH370. A relative of missing Chinese passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared on March 8, 2014 cries before a meeting in Beijing on January 18, 2017, a day after authorities announced the end of search operations for the aircraft. File photo by AFP/Fred Dufour

MH370 kin 'gravely concerned' at impending end of search

May 23, 2016 - 4:40 PM

Many family members still suspect a cover up in the mystery and have repeatedly called for the most expensive search operation in history to continue until something is found

GRIEVING. Two relatives of passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cry as they arrive at the Yonghegong Lama Temple for prayers, in Beijing, China, March 8, 2015. Photo by Rolex dela Pena/EPA

Two years on, MH370 kin want search extended

Mar 06, 2016 - 10:43 PM

We are fighting to search on because our loved ones are not home yet So how can we say it s the end?

epa05197357 A woman writes messages for the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a banner during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 06 March 2016. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on 08 March 2014, after changing course in a 'deliberate action', according to experts, only forty minutes after taking off from Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing with 239 people on board including the crew and passengers. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

Australia commits up to US$84-M to MH370 search

May 13, 2014 - 9:59 PM

The Australian government will provide the amount over two years from 2013 to 2014

PRAYING. Relatives of passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hold a prayer session at a hotel in Beijing, China, 04 April 2014. Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Planes head home as MH370 search scaled back

Apr 30, 2014 - 4:43 PM

Despite the failure to find wreckage authorities insist they are looking in the right area

SCALED BACK. After seven weeks of unsucessful searching the international air effort to find parts of the plane has been stopped on 28 April. File photo by LSIS James Whittle/Australian Department of Defense/EPA

MH370 search at 'critical juncture'

Apr 19, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Though the search so far has yielded nothing officials say they will not abandon operation

SEARCH CONTINUES. The Phoenix Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Bluefin-21 is craned over the side of Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370, in the Indian Ocean on April 16, 2014. Photo by EPA/LSIS Bradley Darvill/Australian Defence Department

Analysts: MH370 search most costly ever at $100M

Apr 18, 2014 - 1:20 PM

This is definitely the biggest operation ever in aviation history

EXPENSIVE SEARCH. HMAS Perth transits through the Southern Indian Ocean as an Orion P-3K of the Royal New Zealand Air Force searches for debris for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Photo by Australian Defense/ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez/AFP

Australia warns of long haul as hunt for MH370 goes on

Apr 12, 2014 - 2:03 PM

UPDATED Australia PM Tony Abbott warned that locating Flight MH370 would still likely take a long time stepping back from his earlier hint that a breakthrough was imminent

SEARCH ONGOING. A handout picture made available by the Australian Defense on April 10 2014 shows Gunner Richard Brown (L) on lookout on the forecastle of the Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Perth in search of debris from missing Malaysia Airline Flight MH370 during Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN on April 7 2014. HMAS Perth has joined the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez/EPA/RAN HANDOUT

Former Australia defense boss to head MH370 search: reports

Mar 30, 2014 - 7:32 AM

Former Australian defense chief Angus Houston will take over coordination of the international search effort for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

HEAD OF SEARCH. Former Australian defense chief Angus Houston will take over coordination of the international search effort for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Photo from AFP