Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 Lost Contact


Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 Lost Contact, Over South China Sea

00:41 local time on March 8 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 serve by Boeing 777-2H7 ER 9M-MRO, msn 28420 departed Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China.

The flight has gone missing, radar contact was lost with the aircraft near Vietnam airspace over water (Gulf of Thailand). The aircraft was last reported to be flying at 35,000 feet. There was no communication from the crew about any problem.

The Boeing 777 aircraft, carrying 239 people on board, over half the passenger from China.

Currently the rescue teams and Vietnamese Navy searching for the aircraft, However no debris has been located.

According to CNN, “the Vietnamese Navy confirmed the plane crashed into the Gulf of Thailand. According to Navy Admiral Ngo Van Phat, a regional commander, military radar recorded that the plane crashed into the sea south of Phu Quoc island.”

Here's the full list of 227 passengers and 12 crew members of the plane:
(Name, Nation, Age)

1 AN/WENLAN CHN 65
2 BAO/YUANHUA CHN 63
3 BAI/XIAOMO CAN 37
4 BIAN/MAOQIN CHN 67
5 BIAN/LIANGJING CHN 27
6 BIBYNAZLI/MOHDHASSIM MYS 62
7 BRODSKII/NIKOLAI RU 43
8 BURROWS/RODNEYMR AUS 59
9 BURROWS/MARYMRS AUS 54
10 CAO/RUI CHN 32
11 CHAN/HUANPEENMR MYS 46
12 CHE/JUNZHANG CHN 68
13 CHEN/JIAN CHN 58
14 CHEN/CHANGJUNMR CHN 35
15 CHEN/WEI MYS 43
16 CHEN/YUNMS CHN 57
17 CHEW/KARMOOIMS MYS 31
18 CHUANG/HSIULINGMS TWN 45
19 CHNG/MEI MYS 33
20 CHUSTRAK/OLEG UKR 45
21 DAI/SHULING CHN 58
22 DAISY/ANNE MYS 56
23 DEINEKA/SERGII UKR 45
24 DI/JIABIN CHN 36
25 DINA/MOHAMEDYUNUSRAMLI MYS 30
26 DING/YING CHN 28
27 DING/LIJUN CHN 43
28 DING/YINGMS CHN 62
29 DONG/GUOWEI CHN 48
30 DOU/YUNSHANMR CHN 61
31 DU/WEN CHN 50
32 FENG/DONG CHN 21
33 FENG/JIXIN CHN 70
34 FU/BAOFENG CHN 28
35 GAN/TAO CHN 44
36 GAN/FUXIANG CHN 49
37 GAO/GE CHN 27
38 GU/NAIJUN AUS 31

39 GUAN/HUAJINMS MYS 34
40 GUAN/WENJIEMR CHN 35
41 HAN/JING CHN 53
42 HASHIM/NOORIDA MYS 57
43 HOU/AIQINMS CHN 45
44 HOU/BO CHN 35
45 HU/SIWANCHD CHN 3
46 HU/XIAONINGMR CHN 34
47 HUANG/YIMS CHN 30
48 HUANG/TIANHUI CHN 43
49 HUE/PUIHENGMR MYS 66
50 JIA/PING CHN 32
51 JIANG/CUIYUN CHN 62
52 JIANG/XUEREN CHN 62
53 JIANG/YINGMS CHN 27
54 JIAO/WEIWEI CHN 32
55 JIAO/WENXUE CHN 58
56 JINGHANG/JEE MYS 41
57 JU/KUN CHN 32
58 KANG/XU CHN 34
59 KOH/TIONGMENG MYS 40
60 KOLEKAR/CHETANA IND 55
61 KOLEKAR/SWANAND IND 23
62 KOLEKAR/VINOD IND 59
63 KOZEL/CHRISTIAN AUT 30
64 LAWTON/CATHERINEMRS AUS 54
65 LAWTON/ROBERTMR AUS 58
66 LEE/KAHKINMR MYS 32
67 LEE/SEWCHUMDM MYS 55
68 LI/YANLIN CHN 29
69 LI/ZHI CHN 41
70 LI/GUOHUI CHN 56
71 LI/HONGJING CHN 20
72 LI/JIE CHN 27
73 LI/MINGZHONG CHN 69
74 LI/WENBO CHN 29
75 LI/YAN CHN 31
76 LI/YUAN AUS 33
77 LI/YUCHEN CHN 27
78 LI/ZHIJIN CHN 30

79 LI/ZHIXIN CHN 35
80 LI/LE CHN 36
81 LIANG/LUYANGMR CHN 60
82 LIANG/XUYANG CHN 30
83 LIM/POWCHUAMS MYS 43
84 LIN/ANNANMR CHN 27
85 LIN/MINGFENG CHN 34
86 LIU/FENGYING CHN 65
87 LIU/JINPENGMR CHN 33
88 LIU/QIANG CHN 40
89 LIU/RUSHENG CHN 76
90 LIU/SHUNCHAO CHN 46
91 LIU/ZHONGFU CHN 72
92 LOU/BAOTANG CHN 79
93 LU/JIANHUA CHN 57
94 LU/XIANCHU CHN 33
95 LUI/CHING CHN 45
96 LUO/WEI CHN 29
97 MA/WENZHI CHN 57
98 MA/JUNMR CHN 33
99 MAIMAITIJIANG/A CHN 35
100 MAO/TUGUI CHN 72
101 MARALDI/LUIGI ITA 37
102 MARIA/MOHAMEDYUNUSRAMLI MYS 52
103 MATRAHIM/NORFADZILLAHMISS MYS 39
104 MENG/NICOLECHD USA 4
105 MENG/BING CHN 40
106 MENG/FANQUAN CHN 70
107 MENG/GAOSHENG CHN 64
108 MOHDKHAIRULAMRI/SELAMATMR MYS 29
109 MOHAMADSOFUAN/IBRAHIMMR MYS 33
110 MUHAMMADRAZAHAN/ZAMANIMR MYS 24
111 MUSTAFA/SUHAILIMISS MYS 31
112 MUKHERJEE/MUKTESH CAN 42
113 NG/MAYLIMS MYS 37
114 NORLIAKMAR/HAMIDMDM MYS 33
115 OUYANG/XIN CHN 38
116 PUSPANATHAN/SUBRAMANIAN MYS 34
117 RAMLAN/SAFUANMR MYS 32
118 SHARMA/CHANDRIKAMS IND 51

119 SHI/XIANWEN CHN 26
120 SHIRSATH/KRANTI IND 44
121 SIM/KENGWEI MYS 53
122 SIREGAR/FIRMAN IDN 25
123 SONG/FEIFEIMR CHN 32
124 SONG/CHUNLINGMS CHN 60
125 SONG/KUN CHN 25
126 SU/QIANGGUO CHN 71
127 SUADAYA/FERRYINDRAMR IDN 42
128 SUADAYA/HERRYINDRAMR IDN 35
129 SUGIANTO/LOMR IDN 47
130 SURTIDAHLIA/MRS NLD 50
131 TAN/TEIKHINMR MYS 32
132 TAN/AHMENGMR MYS 46
133 TAN/WEICHEWMR MYS 19
134 TAN/CHONGLING MYS 48
135 TAN/SIOH MYS 42
136 TANG/XUDONG CHN 31
137 TANG/XUEZHUMS CHN 57
138 TANURISAM/INDRASURIAMR IDN 57
139 TEE/LINKEONGMR MYS 50
140 TEOH/KIMLUNMR MYS 36
141 TIAN/JUNWEI CHN 29
142 TIAN/QINGJUN CHN 51
143 TONG/SOONLEEMR MYS 31
144 VINNY/CHYNTHYATIOMRS IDN 47
145 WAN/HOCKKHOONMR MYS 42
146 WANG/SHOUXIAN CHN 69
147 WANG/SHU CHN 61
148 WANG/XIANJUN CHN 61
149 WANG/CHUNHUAMR CHN 34
150 WANG/CHUNYONG CHN 43
151 WANG/DAN CHN 54
152 WANG/HAITAO CHN 26
153 WANG/HOUBIN CHN 28
154 WANG/LINSHI CHN 59
155 WANG/WILLYSURIJANTOMR IDN 53
156 WANG/YONGGANGMR CHN 27
157 WANG/YONGHUI CHN 33
158 WANG/YONGQIANG CHN 30

159 WANG/LIJUN CHN 49
160 WANG/XIMIN NZL 50
161 WANG/RUI CHN 35
162 WANG/MOHENG CHN 2
163 WATTRELOS/AMBRE FRA 14
164 WATTRELOS/HADRIEN FRA 17
165 WATTRELOS/LAURENCE FRA 52
166 WEEKS/PAULMR NZL 39
167 WEN/YONGSHENG CHN 34
168 WEN/HAO CHN 32
169 WENG/MEI CHN 39
170 WONG/SAISANGMR MYS 53
171 WOOD/PHILIP USA 51
172 XIE/LIPING CHN 51
173 XIN/XIXIMS CHN 32
174 XING/FENGTAO CHN 36
175 XING/QIAO CHN 27
176 XIONG/DEMING CHN 63
177 XU/CHUANE CHN 57
178 YA/NA CHN 26
179 YAN/LINGMR CHN 29
180 YAN/PENG CHN 29
181 YAN/XIAO CHN 27
182 YANG/LI CHN 35
183 YANG/AILINGMS CHN 60
184 YANG/JIABAO CHN 26
185 YANG/MEIHUA CHN 65
186 YANG/QINGYUANMR CHN 57
187 YANG/XIAOMINGMS CHN 59
188 YAO/JIANFENG CHN 70
189 YAO/LIFEI CHN 31
190 YAP/CHEEMENGMR MYS 39
191 YIN/BOYAN CHN 33
192 YIN/YUEWANG CHN 21
193 YUAN/JIN CHN 63
194 YUE/GUIJUMS CHN 51
195 YUE/WENCHAO CHN 26
196 YUSOP/MUZIMR MYS 50
197 ZANG/LINGDI CHN 58
198 ZHANG/CHI CHN 58

199 ZHANG/LIQIN CHN 43
200 ZHANG/QIMS CHN 31
201 ZHANG/YAN CHN 45
202 ZHANG/HUAMR CHN 43
203 ZHANG/LIJUANMS CHN 61
204 ZHANG/NAMS CHN 34
205 ZHANG/SIMING CHN 71
206 ZHANG/XIAOLEIMS CHN 32
207 ZHANG/HUALIAN CHN 42
208 ZHANG/JIANWU CHN 31
209 ZHANG/JINQUAN CHN 72
210 ZHANG/MENG CHN 29
211 ZHANG/XUEWENMR CHN 61
212 ZHANG/YAN CHN 36
213 ZHANG/YAN USA 2
214 ZHANG/YANHUI CHN 44
215 ZHANG/ZHONGHAI CHN 43
216 ZHANG/SHAOHUA CHN 32
217 ZHAO/GANGMR CHN 46
218 ZHAO/QIWEIMR CHN 37
219 ZHAO/YINGXINCHD CHN 3
220 ZHAO/PENG CHN 25
221 ZHAO/YAN FRA 18
222 ZHAO/ZHAOFANG CHN 73
223 ZHENG/RUIXIAN CHN 42
224 ZHOU/FENG CHN 56
225 ZHOU/JINLING CHN 61
226 ZHOU/SHIJIE CHN 64
227 ZHU/JUNYAN CHN 41

Crew:
1 ZAHARIE BIN AHMAD SHAH (TECH CREW) Malaysian
2 FARIQ BIN AB HAMID (TECH CREW) Malaysian
3 PATRICK FRANCIS GOMES Malaysian
4 ANDREW NARI Malaysian
5 GOH SOCK LAY Malaysian
6 TAN SER KUIN Malaysian
7 WAN SWAID BIN WAN ISMAIL Malaysian
8 JUNAIDI BIN MOHD KASSIM Malaysian
9 MOHD HAZRIN BIN MOHAMED HASNAN Malaysian
10 NG YAR CHIEN Malaysian
11 FOONG WAI YUENG Malaysian
12 TAN SIZE HIANG Malaysian


Photo By Aero Icarus on Flickr

Boeing 777-300ER Air Canada


Air Canada, Montreal is The Best Airline in North America four years in row by Skytrax, will expand and modernize its international widebody fleet with the addition of five new Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft. One new Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft previously announced already delivered in June and the rest 4 units that it will delivered in August, November and December 2013 and February 2014.

Air Canada’s five new Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft will be the first aircraft configured with the carrier’s new Premium Economy cabin prior to the arrival of Boeing 787 aircraft scheduled to begin delivery in 2014.  The five Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft will also offer a larger Economy cabin as Air Canada will strategically deploy these aircraft on select international markets with high volume demand for economy travel.

New Boeing 777-300 ER Air Canada aircraft is equipped with 458 seats in a three-class configuration:
  • Executive First cabin will offer 36 seats that convert into 180-degree lie-flat beds in a staggered configuration of one or two, to allow customers traveling alone or with a companion to choose their preferred seating and sleeping options.
  • Premium Economy cabin of 24 leather seats will provide 38-inch legroom along with other enhanced comfort features.  
  • Economy Class 398 seats with a larger Economy cabin new “slimline” leather seats providing 31-inch legroom consistent with the comfort of Air Canada’s current Economy cabin.
Customers in all three cabins of service will enjoy an enhanced individual seat back in-flight entertainment system with hundreds of hours of complimentary audio visual entertainment options featuring larger screens and customer-friendly technology by Panasonic.

Want to fly with this plane please check the route & schedule below.

Route & Scheduled Boeing 777-300ER Air Canada

Montreal - Paris CDG
Start from July 11, 2013 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Montreal - Paris AC870 20:55 09:45+1 Daily
Paris - Montreal AC871 13:30 14:50 Daily
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Vancouver - Hong Kong
Operating frequencies varies in November 2013, and daily service will start on January 01, 2014. Start from Winter 2013/14 season operational days on this route as follow.
October 31, 2013 - November 30, 2013
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Vancouver - Hong Kong AC007 11:40 17:20+1 Mon, Thu, Sat
Hong Kong - Vancouver AC008 19:10 14:30 Tue, Fri,Sun
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.
December 01, 2013 - December 31, 2013
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Vancouver - Hong Kong AC007 11:40 17:20+1 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hong Kong - Vancouver AC008 19:10 14:30 Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.
January 01, 2014 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Vancouver - Hong Kong AC007 11:40 17:20+1 Daily
Hong Kong - Vancouver AC008 19:10 14:30 Daily
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Vancouver - London Heathrow
Start from March 01, 2014 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Vancouver - London Heathrow AC854 18:30 11:40+1 Daily
London Heathrow - Vancouver AC855 10:25 11:55 Daily
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Toronto - Munich
Air Canada start from September 12, 2013 to October 26, 2013 is introducing New 3-class Boeing 777-300ER service on this route, replacing Airbus A330-300 aircraft on this flight. Accompanied by the aircraft change, the Star Alliance member will reduce service from daily to 6 weekly during this period.
September 12, 2013 - October 01, 2013
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Toronto - Munich AC846 20:25 10:05+1 Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Munich - Toronto AC847 11:50 14:25 Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.
October 02, 2013 - October 26, 2013
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Toronto - Munich AC846 20:25 10:05+1 Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Munich - Toronto AC847 11:50 14:25 Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.


* Schedule list above is only for New 3-class Boeing 777-300ER services

THAI Airways Increases Moscow Service



THAI Airways will to increase operations to Russia on Winter 2013/14 season, as direct flights Bangkok - Moscow Domodedovo, from 4 weekly to daily. However, only 6 of 7 weekly flights are available for reservation at present time. These route will serve by Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, configuration 312 seats on tree class, consisting 8 Royal First Class seats, 30 in Royal Silk Class and 274 in Economy Class.

Update July 25, 2013 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Day
Bangkok - Moscow TG974 10:20 17:30 1,2,3,4,6
Bangkok - Moscow TG974 10:35 17:45 5,7
Moscow - Bangkok TG975 19:00 06:50+1 1,2,3,4,6
Moscow - Bangkok TG975 19:15 07:05+1 5,7
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.
Saturdays service is currently not available for reservation.

Photo by JLT007

Air China starts nonstop Beijing-Houston service


Air China began its four weekly nonstop services between Beijing, China - Houston, Texas, US start from yesterday, July 11 2013. This route will served by Boeing 777-300ER.

With the launch of the nonstop service, Houston becomes Air China’s fifth gateway in North America, joining Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Vancouver. Air China will operate inside Terminal D at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston’s gateway for all foreign carriers.

Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Schedule
Houston-Beijing CA 996 01:00 04:50+1 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Beijing-Houston CA 995 15:00 15:40 Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Photo by Dennis Wu

First Boeing 777-300ER Garuda operated to Jeddah Starting July 9


Garuda Indonesia has officially welcomed the newest aircraft in the ranks of their fleet, the Boeing 777-300ER, this plane has First Class service launched on Tuesday (07/02/2013) at Hangar 2 Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) AeroAsia.

On this year, Garuda Indonesia will receive four Boeing 777-300ERs from a total of 10 aircraft's have been ordered. The first aircraft will be used by the company to operate flights from Jakarta to Jeddah starting July 9, 2013. The second aircraft is expected to arrive in July to serve the route Jakarta-Jeddah began in August 2013.

Meanwhile, two more aircraft will be delivered to Garuda Indonesia towards the end of the year. The company will utilize the two aircraft to serve routes flying Sydney-Jakarta-London starting November 2013. The three aircraft will arrive again in 2014 and three subsequent aircraft will be delivered to Garuda in 2015.


Malaysia Airlines Come Back Flights to Dubai

Boeing 777-200 Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines Back to Serve Flights to Dubai


Malaysia Airlines will back to serve route Dubai-Kuala Lumpur on this summer. The airline previously shut down flights to Dubai as part of a massive cost-cutting measures undertaken in early 2012.

Malaysia Airlines launched daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai on August 5, 2013. Flights will be operated with Boeing 777-200, departing from Kuala Lumpur at 23:30 local time and arrive in Dubai at 02:20 local time the next day. The return flight will depart from Dubai at 04:10 local time and arrive in Kuala Lumpur again at 15:25 local time.

"Dubai is one of the routes were discontinued due to rationalization of routes in January 2012. We continue to monitor the market demand, and we are excited we come back again for adding Dubai in route network of Malaysia Airlines to strengthen its offering to customers, "said CEO Malaysia Airlines Group, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya.

Malaysia Airlines has grown back capacity rapidly in the past year, to add Airbus A380 flight to London, Paris, Hong Kong, and launched new flights to Kathmandu.

Scoot going to Seoul Korea


Singapore's new lost-cost airline Scoot is ready going to Seoul Korea


Low-cost carrier (LCC) based in Singapore, Scoot, do the maiden flight to Seoul on Wednesday (06/12/2013) and will operate three flights a week via Taipei. So Scoot flights frequency for route Singapore-Taipei will be increased from seven to 10 times a week. All Scoot flights use Boeing 777 a capacity 402 seats and is configured in two classes.


"Taipei is an important for us, with 10 flights a week to Singapore, one daily flight to Tokyo, and three flights a week to Seoul. New frequency schedule for flights between Singapore and Taipei to complement existing services. Scoot is now offering flights midnight and noon on route between Singapore and Taipei, as well as afternoon and evening flights on routes from Taipei to Singapore, providing more choices for customers, "said Chief Executive Officer Scoot, Campbell Wilson.

The new service departs from Singapore Seoul goal every 13:35 local time every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday and arrive in Seoul Incheon Airport at 22:35 local time, after the previous stops for one hour at Taipei Taoyuan Airport. The return flight departs from Seoul at 23.45 local time and arrive back at Singapore Changi Airport at 06:45 local time, after previously also make stops in Taipei for an hour.

Seoul became the 10 destination for Scoot after Taipei, Tokyo, Sydney, Gold Coast, Bangkok, Shenyang, Qingdao, Nanjing, and Tianjin.