Summary Zaharie joined MAS in 1981 and has chalked up 18,365 flying hours, he told a news conference. The flight departed Kuala Lumpur at 12.41am and was scheduled to land at Beijing International Airport at 6.30 am (Beijing time).
Summary Flight MH 370 was piloted by Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, a 53-year-old Malaysian who has clocked of 18,365 flying hours, said Malaysia Airline's group chief executive officer Ahmad Jauhari Yahya. Our team is currently calling the next-of-kin of passengers and crew.
Summary A fellow classmate from Penang Free School, Jason Lee, 53, said that he last met Zaharie in 2010 during their batch's reunion dinner. "It was his long time ambition to be a pilot and he always told us back then how nice it was to fly around," he said on Saturday, adding that Zaharie was really a friendly person.
Summary The teen daughter of Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, one of the pilots of the ill-fated took to social media hoping that her father along with the passengers and the crew onboard the Boeing 777-200 that went missing since Saturday morning over the South China Sea are safe.
Summary KUALA LUMPUR - Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah is so passionate about flying that he gets into his self-made Boeing 777 simulator at home even after long-haul flights. "Zaharie has dedicated himself to the aviation industry and the airline.
Summary PETALING JAYA: Fifteen years on, a brief encounter with Capt Zaharie Ahmad Shah (pic) remains etched in Sarah Sri Moganapriya's memory, thanks to his warm and caring nature. Zaharie, 53, is the captain of the missing MH370.
Summary March 12 (Bloomberg) -- Malaysian Airline System Bhd. is investigating reports the copilot of a plane that disappeared on March 8 invited passengers to the cockpit on a prior flight. The authorities are looking at the possibility that the aircraft tried to turn back to Subang, near the capital Kuala Lumpur, the airline said in a statement.
Summary Devoted to his job ... "The (air force) has not ruled out the possibility of an air turn-back on a reciprocal heading before the aircraft vanished from the radar," General Rodzali Daud said in a statement. "This resulted in the search and rescue operations being widened to the vicinity of the waters (off the west coast of Malaysia)."
Summary Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 pilots Zaharie Ahmad Shah (R), 53, and Fariq Abdul Hamid (L), 27, seen here in their facebook profile pictures, are described by friends and family as respectable men involved in their communities.
Summary The official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday the beast named Ustin bit and killed a total of 15 goats on Sunday and Monday on the same farm in Heilongjiang province's Fuyuan county. Xinhua says the farm owner Guo Yulin was stressed about the tiger.
Summary The attack early Wednesday is the latest move by the empowered Houthis to establish their control of Saana. The officials said the rebels have taken over the "Al-Ahmar Palace," traditional seat of power for the Al-Ahmar tribe -- which is allied with the Islamist Islah party against the Houthis.
Summary On Monday Ashley Hayslip was shot in the head and Tuesday, taken off life support. "That we could either let her go, or just wait for her heart to go." "She was engaged to be married, she had a man who loved her," Shirley said.
Summary "Of course, there's been a lot of progress" since Newark's days of rage, he said in an interview on Tuesday. For a person of color, she said, it is difficult not to view the Ferguson shooting as part of a continuum: the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, an African-American man, by a white Florida man who was later acquitted of murder; the 2009 fatal shooting of an Oakland black man by a white transit officer who was found guilty of manslaughter instead of murder.