An aerial search is underway for a passenger jet of the subsidiary of a budget airline in Southeast Asia which has gone missing on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore. Indonesia AirAsia flight 8501 had departed Surabaya in Indonesia for Singapore’s Changi airport on what should have been a routine two hour and 15 minute flight over the Java Sea. The director general of aviation for Indonesia’s transportation ministry, Djoko Atmojio, told reporters that the
The search for a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet, which vanished last Saturday, has expanded — with more seemingly conflicting information emerging about its last known position. Vessels from various coast guard agencies and navies, including the United States, are expanding the search across a vast swath of southern Asia for any trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.