Media Statement & Information on Flight MH17
Malaysian Airline System Berhad (Administrator Appointed), (“MAS") together with Malaysia Airlines Berhad (“MAB”) today held a private remembrance ceremony at KL International Airport (KLIA) in memory of the MH17 tragedy. The event was attended by the company’s employees as well as family members of the crew onboard.
The private gathering of the Malaysia Airlines family, in honour and memory of our crew members who lost their lives during this tragedy, was led by MAB’s Chairman Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof. Also in attendance were MAB’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Peter Bellew, members of the Board of Directors and members of staff across all divisions of the company.
Our thoughts and prayers go to the crew and passengers of MH17 and their family members.
17 July marks the one year anniversary of MH17.
Malaysia Airlines, together with the governments of Malaysia, Australia and Netherlands, are honouring those lost by offering our deep condolences to families and friends affected by this tragedy.
In observance of the one year anniversary, the Government of Malaysia held a memorial event on 11 July 2015, at Kompleks Bunga Raya, KL International Airport, Sepang. The Government of Australia and the MH17 Aviation Disaster Foundation, with support from the Government of Netherlands, will also be having a remembrance ceremony on 17 July 2015, in Canberra and Nieuwegein respectively.
Malaysia Airlines has made arrangements for family members to attend the memorial event at one of these countries by providing flight tickets, accommodation and transfers to the event venue.
The airline would like to take this opportunity to thank the Government of Malaysia, Australia and Netherlands, our many international friends, our employees, our loyal customers, and the people of Malaysia who have provided tremendous and heartfelt support to Malaysia Airlines and the families of the passengers and crew during this difficult time.
Today, we remember and honour those lost and keep their family and friends in our hearts.
WE REMEMBER. WE HONOUR. ALWAYS AND FOREVER.
MH17, 17 July 2014
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