Should This AirAsia X Pilot Have Been Suspended For His Facebook Post On MH370?

An AirAsia X senior first officer was suspended for a Facebook posting on MH370 that broke company policies.

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On 25 March 2014, Founder Of AirAsia Tony Fernandes Announced The Suspension Of An AirAsia X Senior First Officer For Breaking Policies With "Facebook Posting"

Tony Fernandes announced suspension of AirAsia X senior first officer via Twitter.

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AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman-Rani Stated That There Was "Specific Directive To Our Crew On Public Comments On MH370"

Azran Osman-Rani on specific directive to AirAsia X crew.

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His Statement Was Made In Response To Former MyWatch Chairman R. Sri Sanjeevan Urge To Not "Punish Someone Who Spoke The Truth"

Former MyWatch chairman R Sri Sanjeevan tweets in response to the suspension of AirAsia X senior first officer.

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The Suspension Comes Following The Circulation Of An AirAsia X Pilot's Facebook Post On Several Sensational Blogs

Headline as seen on MyNewsHub.

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Headline as seen on Agendasemasa.

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Headline as seen on Badut Rakyat.

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Headline as seen on Sejarah Melayu.

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In His Facebook Post, The Pilot Criticised The Government For Declaring That "MH370 Has Indeed Crashed"

AirAsia X pilot criticises Malaysian government via Facebook.

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The Pilot Later Posted An Apology Via Facebook But Account Has Since Been Disabled

Apology issued by AirAsia X pilot.

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"His other social media accounts show him in a pilot's uniform and features a video about his love for flying, which also includes various shots of AirAsia planes." - Malaysia Kini

"When contacted, Air Asia X said that it would not be releasing any further details on the matter." - Malaysia Kini

What Do You Think?

On 24 March 2014, Malaysian PM Najib Tun Razak Announced In A Press Conference That "Flight MH370 Ended In The Southern Indian Ocean"