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Why didn't missing jet passengers use their cellphones?

In the age of smartphones and social media, one question surrounding the disappearance of the Malaysian airliner is why none of the passengers tried to contact relatives, as they did during the 9/11 attacks.

Why didn't missing jet passengers use their cellphones?
Millions join satellite search for missing plane
Millions join satellite search for missing plane

Three million people have joined an effort led by a satellite operator to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in what may be the largest crowdsourcing project of its kind.

Millions join satellite search for missing plane
New US lead thrusts Malaysia jet search into Indian Ocean
New US lead thrusts Malaysia jet search into Indian Ocean

The needle-in-a-haystack hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner spread to the vast Indian Ocean Friday after the White House cited "new information" that it might have flown for hours after vanishing nearly seven days ago.

New US lead thrusts Malaysia jet search into Indian Ocean
China spots floating objects in Malaysia jet hunt
China spots floating objects in Malaysia jet hunt

Chinese satellites have detected possible debris from a Malaysian jet that vanished with 239 people on board, offering a new lead Thursday in one of the most mystifying incidents in modern aviation history.

China spots floating objects in Malaysia jet hunt
Malaysia searching Andaman Sea for missing plane: official `
Malaysia searching Andaman Sea for missing plane: official `

The international search for a missing Malaysian airliner has been expanded into the Andaman Sea, hundreds of kilometres (miles) to the northwest of the original search radius.

Malaysia searching Andaman Sea for missing plane: official `
Boeing joining Malaysia crash investigation
Boeing joining Malaysia crash investigation

Boeing said Monday it has joined an official US team investigating the still-mysterious disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines 777 aircraft, feared to have plunged into the Gulf of Thailand.

Boeing joining Malaysia crash investigation
Malaysia expects 'jet oil slick' analysis Monday
Malaysia expects 'jet oil slick' analysis Monday

Malaysian authorities expect to complete by Monday afternoon a lab analysis that could indicate whether an oil slick at sea came from a missing passenger jet, an official said.

Malaysia expects 'jet oil slick' analysis Monday
11 dead as Libya military plane crashes in Tunisia
11 dead as Libya military plane crashes in Tunisia

A Libyan air force medical plane crashed south of Tunis early on Friday, killing all 11 people on board, Tunisian officials said.

11 dead as Libya military plane crashes in Tunisia
Missing Nepal passenger plane found, no survivors: official
Missing Nepal passenger plane found, no survivors: official

Nepalese police discovered the wreckage of a plane carrying 18 people that had gone missing one day earlier in the country's mountainous west, but no survivors have been found.

Missing Nepal passenger plane found, no survivors: official
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Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77

A military aircraft carrying 78 people crashed in Algeria's mountainous northeast on Tuesday, leaving just one survivor in one of the country's deadliest air disasters.

Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77
Asia-Pacific needs nearly 13,000 new planes by 2032: Boeing
Asia-Pacific needs nearly 13,000 new planes by 2032: Boeing

The Asia-Pacific will require almost 13,000 new airplanes worth $1.9 trillion over the next 20 years, Boeing said Monday, as booming wealth in the region fuels demand for air travel.

Asia-Pacific needs nearly 13,000 new planes by 2032: Boeing
Turkish F-16s scrambled for 'drunken' Sochi hijack attempt
Turkish F-16s scrambled for 'drunken' Sochi hijack attempt

Turkey scrambled two F-16 jets Friday to force down an airliner from Ukraine when an apparently drunk would-be hijacker ordered it to Sochi where the Winter Olympics opening ceremony was underway.

Turkish F-16s scrambled for 'drunken' Sochi hijack attempt
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Almaty Airport increases jet fuel prices

The Almaty International Airport is charging $1,290 for a ton of jet fuel.

Almaty Airport increases jet fuel prices
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Three injured in Malaysia plane crash

Two people were seriously injured and a third suffered minor injuries after a small private plane crashed in Malaysia, police said Saturday.

Three injured in Malaysia plane crash
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Sky no longer the limit for in-flight Internet service

Even over the moonscape Nevada desert, even in a 1950s seaplane, the Internet is there.

Sky no longer the limit for in-flight Internet service
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Cause of Challenger-200 crash near Almaty to be announced in 2014

Results of the investigation into the Challenger-200 crash near Almaty will be publicized in the beginning of 2014: Bakhytzhan Sagintayev.

Cause of Challenger-200 crash near Almaty to be announced in 2014
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Mozambique airline captain 'intentionally' crashed: probe

A Mozambican Airlines captain had a "clear intention" to crash an airplane that went down in Namibia killing 33 at the end of November, according to a preliminary investigation reported Saturday.

Mozambique airline captain 'intentionally' crashed: probe
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Missing Mozambican plane likely crashed: police

A Mozambican Airlines plane that went missing with 34 people on board likely crashed over inhospitable bush in northeastern Namibia, police said early Saturday as they searched for the jet.

Missing Mozambican plane likely crashed: police
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Loud US reaction to in-flight phone proposal

The complaints started getting loud almost immediately after US regulators said they were considering allowing cell phone use on airplanes.

Loud US reaction to in-flight phone proposal
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Million-dollar gold stash found in aircraft toilet

Cleaners working on a commercial plane in eastern India have found 24 gold bars worth more than $1 million stuffed into a toilet compartment.

Million-dollar gold stash found in aircraft toilet