Eelectronics analyst Warrant Officer Nicholas Harding scans the southern Indian Ocean from the observation window of an AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft in the search for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Photograph:  Oliver Carter/EPA

A US-based law firm said it expects to represent families of more than half of the passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight i(...)

Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak  arrives at the holding area for family and friends of passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang today. Photograph: Samsul Said/Reuters

Malaysia Airlines, the operator of Flight MH370 that went missing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing this morning, has established a record(...)

The wrecked fuselage of Asiana Airlines flght 214 sits in a storage area at San Francisco International Airport  in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Asiana Airlines said a California television station “seriously damaged” the carrier’s reputation by broadcasting incorrect names of the pilots on its(...)

San Francisco General Hospital chief of surgery Dr Margaret Knudson (R) announces the death of a third victim from the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco General Hospital. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.

A third person has died as a result of a crash involving an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco last weekend. The teenage girl, who died yesterday, h(...)

Students of the Jiangshan Middle School light candles to form a heart shape and initials, of the victims Yang Mengyuan and Wang Linjia of the Asiana Airlines crash. Photograph: Reuters

The evacuation of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was delayed for 90 seconds after the plane crash-landed at San Francisco airport because the pilots initi(...)

The charred remains of the Asiana Airlines flight 214 sits on the runway at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco yesterday. Photograph: Jed Jacobsohn/Reuters

The pilots aboard the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed in San Francisco relied on automatic equipment - an auto-throttle system - to maintain a(...)

Investigators examine the landing gear of Asiana Airlines flight 214. Photograph: NTSB/Getty Images

The Asiana Airlines aircraft that crashed on Saturday at San Francisco airport was travelling at 103 knots just seconds before it hit the seawall in (...)

A display shows several cancelled flights in the international terminal at San Francisco International Airport in California yesterday. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

US officials examined flight information recorders and began investigating the crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that burst into flames upon land(...)

US officials examined flight information recorders and began investigating the crash last night of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that burst into flame(...)