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).
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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 A tribute article, titled "Tribute: Who exactly is Malaysia Airlines Captain Zaharie Shah of MH370" has been widely shared across Twitter and Facebook since the news of the missing flight broke. According to the tribute, Zaharie was an avid chef and had uploaded several photos of the dishes he cooked on Facebook.
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 PETALING JAYA: The Old Frees community on social media was all abuzz as the pilot of the ill-fated MH370, Capt Zaharie Ahmad Shah, was a student of the Penang Free School (PFS). "Zaharie was a very experienced pilot, too. My first contact with him was when we worked together in MAS in 1981 on the B737 services. He was the co-pilot and I was the leading purser. We shared a lot of good memories together. "Interestingly enough, it was not until the later years that I learnt that Capt Zaharie was from PFS.
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 The Boeing B777-200 was at the "safest" part of the flight when it disappeared from the radar, cruising at 35,000 feet over the South China sea, and this would have given the pilots ample time to report a technical problem.
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 Ritzeraynn Rashid, a former staff of Malaysia Airlines, remembers Zaharie both as a schoolmate and as a colleague. The other aircraft he flew included the F50, B737 and the A300. In the mid-1990s, Capt Zaharie was also the manager of the Fokker 50 fleet in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
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