Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister Hishamuddin Hussein speaks at a news conference at a Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) in Sepang April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said
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Malaysia's Transport Ministry is recommending that the International Civil Aviation Organization, the U.N. body that oversees global aviation, examines the safety benefits of introducing a standard for real-time tracking of commercial air transport aircraft.In a report dated April 9 but released on Thursday, the ministry pointed to the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 and Air France flight AF447 in 2009 as evidence that such real-time tracking would help to better track aircraft.
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