KUALA LUMPUR – As July 17 marks the first anniversary of MH17, Malaysia Airlines, together with the governments of Malaysia, Australia and the Netherlands, are honouring those lost by offering deep condolences to families and friends affected by the tragedy.
In a statement, the airline said the Malaysian government held a memorial event today at Kompleks Bunga Raya, KL International Airport, Sepang, in observance of the anniversary.
The Government of Australia and the MH17 Aviation Disaster Foundation, with support from the Government of the Netherlands, will also be performing a remembrance ceremony on July 17, in Canberra and Nieuwegein respectively.
Malaysia Airlines said it has made arrangements for family members to attend the memorial event at one of these countries by providing flight tickets, accommodation and transfers to the event venue.
In the statement, the airline thanked those concerned including the people of Malaysia who have provided tremendous and heartfelt support to Malaysia Airlines and the families of the passengers and crew during this difficult time. – BERNAMA