British Airways runs ‘Escape to the Indian Ocean’ ad in spite of flight #MH370 disappearance

  The depths of the ocean were shown on screens at the station, bearing the overlaid text: “Escape the commute and discover the Indian Ocean”. Commuters at Euston Station were surprised to see British Airways adverts encouraging them to fly to the Indian Ocean on the escalators today, days after it emerged the area is where missing Malaysia flight MH370 is likely to have crashed. It is possible the adverts, posted by commuter Alan Milford, pre-date the developments of the tragic situation in Malaysia, but clearly no one thought to pull them. “To those saying this picture is a fake, it’s … Continue reading British Airways runs ‘Escape to the Indian Ocean’ ad in spite of flight #MH370 disappearance

Final 54 minutes of communication from Flight #MH370

  This is the last 54 minutes of cockpit communication aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. A transcript of conversations between the co-pilot and the control tower, and later with air traffic control, runs from the time the Boeing 777 airliner was taxiing on the runway to its last known position thousands of feet above the Gulf of Thailand. It includes communications when the plane is believed by investigators to have already been sabotaged and the last words of Fariq Abdul Hamid, the 27-year-old co-pilot: “All right, good night”. Last night analysts said the sequence of messages appeared to … Continue reading Final 54 minutes of communication from Flight #MH370

Pakistan Taliban Deny Stealing Malaysian Airliner!

A Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander said that his group could only dream about such an operation. “We wish we had an opportunity to hijack such a plane,” he told Reuters by telephone from North Waziristan Agency. Flight MH370 mystery: India, Pakistan, Taliban ‘know nothing’ about Malaysian airliner “We have checked the radar recording for the period but found no clue about the ill-fated flight,” the Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement. PHOTO: AFP/FILE PESHAWAR / NEW DELHI:  Aviation officials in Pakistan, India and Central Asia as well as Taliban militants said they knew nothing about the whereabouts of a … Continue reading Pakistan Taliban Deny Stealing Malaysian Airliner!

Saajid Badat And the case of the missing Flight MH370

UK paper: Claimed 9/11-like plot being reviewed after MH370 A passenger removes his belt as he puts his belongings into an X-ray machine for screening by airport security at the departure hall of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport  KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 – Authorities are revisiting a suspected al Qaeda plot to hijack a Malaysian airliner following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, The Telegraph reported. Pointing to a court testimony by al Qaeda terrorist-turned-informer Saajid Badat, the paper reported him as saying that the mastermind behind an alleged conspiracy to hijack a Malaysian plane is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the main … Continue reading Saajid Badat And the case of the missing Flight MH370

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – Updates

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370/MAS370), also marketed as China Southern AirlinesFlight 748 (CZ748/CSN748) through a codeshare, was a scheduled passenger flight fromKuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China. On 8 March 2014, the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER operating the flight disappeared with 227 passengers of 15 nationalities and 12 crew members on board, following its last contact with air traffic control less than an hour after take-off. A joint search-and-rescue effort covering an area of 27,000 sq nmi (93,000 km2; 36,000 sq mi) in the Strait of Malacca and the South China Sea[1][2] is being conducted by more than 12 countries. Vietnam briefly reduced its efforts on 11 March, but the search area continued to expand and searchers began to look … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – Updates