MAS, MAB hold private remembrance ceremony
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), together with Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), yesterday held a private remembrance ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in memory of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
The event was attended by the airline’s employees, as well as family members of the 13 staff on board, the national carrier said in a statement.
The gathering of the Malaysia Airlines family was led by MAB chairman Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof, who was joined by MAB’s chief executive officer Peter Bellew, members of the board and members of staff across all divisions of the companies.
Those present said a prayer and held a minute of silence in memory of the 12 crew members. A video tribute was also played at the ceremony.
“On the release of the Interim Statement by the Bureau of Air Accident Investigation (BSKU) today, MAS would like to thank the investigation team for all the work it has done,” said the national carrier.
It said it had worked closely with the Malaysian Safety Investigation team and given its full cooperation.
“As always, we stand guided by any decision made by all three governments involved in the investigation and search.”
MAS said that it remained hopeful that the search for Flight MH370 would resume should the investigation team discover any credible leads.
“MAS would like to reiterate its commitment to keep crew members and passengers’ next of kin informed about developments and updates relating to Flight MH370.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this tragedy,” it said.
On the release of the Interim Statement by the Bureau of Air Accident Investigation today, MAS would like to thank the investigation team for all the work it has done.