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Zaharie joined MAS in 1981 and has chalked up 18,365 flying hours, he told a news conference. Ahmad Jauhari also said that the first officer of Flight MH370 was Fariq Ab Hamid, 27. Fariq has 2,763 flying hours to his credit, having joined MAS in 2007, he added. The Boeing 777-200 aircraft that went missing is 11 years and 10 months old, said Ahmad Jauhari.