WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring reports of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370, a B777-200 aircraft enroute from Kuala-Lumpur (KUL) to Beijing (PEK).
Our thoughts and best hopes are with the 239 crew and passengers onboard the aircraft, and their families.
Whilst the search and rescue efforts are taking place, IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation as to what happened to the aircraft.
The Federation has reached out to the Malaysian Air Line Pilots’ Association (MAPA) and will keep its resources at the disposal of the relevant investigative agencies in order to help gather facts and any other information which may be pertinent to this event.
Note to Editors: The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations represents in excess of 100,000 pilots in more than 100 countries worldwide. IFALPA’s mission is to be the global voice of airline pilots, promoting the highest level of aviation safety and security world-wide and providing services, support and representation to all of its Member Associations.
See the Federation’s website: www.ifalpa.org
For more information contact Valerie McLeod, IFALPA Communications Coordinator, at tel +1 514 419 1191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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