Malaysia has finally been accepted as full member of criminal investigation that intends to find the real cause of downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).
The notification about Malaysia’s full membership of joint investigation committee is done via a letter dated November 28th sent by Dutch National Public Prosecutor’s Office. The letter was received by Malaysian Attorney-General, Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail on Monday, December 1st 2014.
Flight 17, a Boeing 777 carrying 298 passengers was shot down by what is believed to be a high-velocity projectile in Donetsk, Ukraine. Donetsk is a region controlled by rebels in Ukraine.
Malaysian government is currently in possession of the flight voice and data recorder, which was retrieved after the incident by the rebels.
According to announcement by MMC GAMUDA KVMRT (T) SDN BHD’s Twitter (@mrtunderground), some parts of Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang will be closed from December 1st 2014 until May 30th 2015. Refer to the below image for information:
Celcom has recently launched a new exclusive lounge at klia2, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Other than the usual amenities, passengers will be able to pay their bills and ask about their roaming needs. The lounge is available for customers of the following packages:
Celcom First Elite
Celcom First for Business
Celcom First for Enterprise
Specialists from Celcom, also known as Celcom Telecommunications Specialist will be available to help users with:
Amenities available include complimentary refreshments and snacks, internet access and luggage storage. Passengers can have discussions with the Specialists for their communication needs.
Unfortunately, prepaid users are not eligible to use the lounge. We think it might be good for Celcom to provide the lounge access to other Celcom users at a fee.
Celcom is a leading mobile telecommunications provider in Malaysia. It is part of Axiata Group, which also has business presence in Asia, primarily concentrating on Southeast Asia region.
klia2 is a low-cost, purpose-built terminal located in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Unlike Main Terminal Building (MTB), klia2 does not cater for full service carriers (FSCs). Although AirAsia is the primary airline for the terminal, other airlines utilizing klia2 include but not limited to Malindo Air and Tiger Air.
A350XWB is a mid-size passenger airplane made by the famous European airplane manufacturer, Airbus. XWB in its name designation is eXtra-Wide Body, indicating its advancement in widebody airplane manufacturing.
A350XWB uses Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine, the largest turbofan engine (by fan diameter size) ever built for mass-produced aircraft. At 118 inch diameter, the fan diameter is even larger than those on A380 jumbo jet.
The only Malaysian airliner that placed firm order on A350XWB is AirAsia X, which sees the purchase of airplane fits well with their long-term strategy.
Recently Airbus A350XWB has made Malaysia as its final stop for its Asian tour. The airplane landed at KUL – KL International Airport (KLIA) and make a short turnaround flight the following day. Only selected crew members of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and press were invited as part of this program.
Since we are not able to be there for our much-cherished A350XWB, check out some tweets by @Airbus account:
KUALA LUMPUR – November 25th 2014: Transport Malaysia has opened its doors for public access for the first time. Transport Malaysia is the spinoff website of LANDASAN (www.landasan.info), which will be redesigned to focus more on rail transport sector.
LANDASAN.info has been in existence since 2010 and it has grown so much since then. On the other hand, Transport Malaysia was established as a one-stop-centre for resources regarding transport industry in Malaysia. In addition to local contents, Transport Malaysia will have contents from overseas as well. In this globalization era, having a global outlook is every important, especially in transport industry that have uniform rules and regulations across nations.
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