Malaysia Airlines upgrades aircraft tracking, a year after MH370

March 6, 2015 9:57 AM

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines has begun tracking the location of its long-haul flights every 15 minutes or less, a proposal put forward by the U.N. aviation agency after the disappearance of the carrier's Flight MH370 a year ago, Malaysia's transport minister said.

The Southeast Asian country has also improved coordination between its military and civil aviation authorities to avoid the confusion and missteps that plagued the initial search for the jet, Liow Tiong Lai told Reuters.

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