Lonely Planet Writer

Malaysia Airlines slammed for insensitive tweet

Malaysia airline under fire after insensitive tweet.
Malaysia Airlines. Image by Simon Clancy / CC BY 2.0

Stricken Malaysia Airlines has been forced to make a formal apology for a year-end promotion tweet that inadvertently drew parallels with still-missing flight MH370. Intended to inspire customers, the ‘want to go somewhere but don’t know where?’ tweet instead drew scorn from online users. The embattled airline, which was also criticised in September for its ‘bucket list’ promotion, reported its seventh quarterly loss last Friday. Read more: channelnewsasia.com