Times Up: Private Search for Missing Flight MH370 Nearing Its End

By Angus Whitley and Anisah Shukry (Bloomberg) -- The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is in peril once again as new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reins in government spending. After several extensions of what began as a three-month “no cure, no fee” contract signed by U.S. exploration company Ocean Infinity in January, the government has given extra time until May … [Read more...]

19th Century Shipwrecks Found During Search for MH370

Two shipwrecks discovered around 1,500 miles off the coast of Western Australia during the initial search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been identified as 19th Century merchant sailing vessels carrying cargoes of coal. The sites provide tangible archaeological evidence for use of the historic Roaring 40s trade route for ships between Europe, North America, … [Read more...]

Private Firm Kicks Off Search for Malaysia’s Flight MH370

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 (Reuters) - A U.S.-based company has begun searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Malaysia said on Tuesday, as it tries to solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. Flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people, mostly Chinese, on board. Investigators believe someone may have … [Read more...]

U.S. Firm Given 90 Days to Find Missing MH370 Aircraft

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Malaysia signed a deal on Wednesday to pay a U.S. seabed exploration firm up to $70 million if it finds the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft MH370 within 90 days of embarking on a new search in the Southern Indian ocean. The disappearance of the aircraft en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people aboard ranks among … [Read more...]

Private Firm to Take Up Search for Missing MH370 Aircraft

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Malaysia will allow a U.S.-based exploration firm to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an airline support group told families of the victims on Friday, in a bid to solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014. … [Read more...]