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Earn Double Miles on Six Airlines With Hilton — and Up to Triple Miles in Select Regions

You can earn up to triple miles in your choice of the frequent flier loyalty programs of six airlines when you stay at participating hotel and resort properties of brands within the Hilton portfolio — but you must register for the promotion of your choice prior to checking out of your stay within the promotion period of each offer.

The six airlines and frequent flier loyalty programs are…

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Was a Suicidal Pilot the Cause of the Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

Zaharie Ahmad Shah was the captain of the Boeing 777-200ER aircraft which operated as Malaysia Airlines flight 370 when it disappeared early in the morning on Saturday, March 8, 2014 somewhere over the Gulf of Thailand as it was carrying 227 passengers and 12 members of the flight crew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

No one survived the demise of the aircraft, whose parts have been sporadically found — but that demise might have not been an accident.

Zaharie may have engaged in an act of mass murder-suicide which he had been meticulously planning for weeks prior to the incident, according to…

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Airplane Part Confirmed to Be From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Najib Razak — who is the prime minister of Malaysia — has announced that a portion of a wing from an airplane which washed ashore on a beach in Reunion Island has been officially confirmed to be from the Boeing 777-200 aircraft which operated as Malaysia Airlines flight 370 before disappearing mysteriously somewhere over the Gulf of Thailand en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early in the morning on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Here is the text from his statement, which has been posted to his official Facebook Internet web site…

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One Year Later, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Airplane Still Not Found

A Boeing 777-200 aircraft which operated as Malaysia Airlines flight 370 — carrying 227 passengers and 12 members of the flight crew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing — disappeared early in the morning on Saturday, March 8, 2014 somewhere over the Gulf of Thailand en route — and still, no trace of the aircraft has been found one year later.

The airplane was scheduled to land in Beijing at 6:30 in the morning local time on that fateful day — but it did not arrive. No “mayday” was reported by the flight crew; and the aircraft never entered Chinese air space. A criminal inquiry had been launched; and assets were deployed to the southern Indian Ocean in search of the aircraft.

“Malaysia Airlines deeply regrets that we have to assume that MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean. As you will hear in the next hour from Malaysia’s Prime Minister, new analysis of satellite data suggests the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean”, according to an official statement released from Malaysia Airlines on March 24, 2014. “On behalf of all of us at Malaysia Airlines and all Malaysians, our prayers go out to all the loved ones of the 226 passengers and of our 13 friends and colleagues at this enormously painful time.”

Only 40 percent of the “priority zone” of 60,000 square kilometers have been thoroughly searched thus far, according to…

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Alleged Sexual Assault of Passenger by Chief Flight Crew Member During Flight?

A male chief steward of the flight crew is accused of sexually assault upon a female passenger aboard an airplane which operated as Malaysia Airlines flight 20 from Kuala Lumpur to Paris — and there is a there is a video and transcript from the Australian television program Sunday Night which reportedly shows the chief steward apologizing for the incident, according to…

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Malaysian Airlines System Shares Suspended; to Be De-listed?

The trading of shares of the parent company of Malaysia Airlines were halted earlier today due to the news that Khazanah Nasional Berhad — the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia — had submitted a formal request to the Board of Directors of Malaysian Airline System Berhad.

Here is the press statement — which was released earlier today — in its entirety below…

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