Malaysia Airlines has announced it will close all its family assistance centres by Wednesday.The airline, which has been putting the relatives up in hotels, advised them to move out and return to their homes.
The Family Assistance Centers set up in various places around the world will be closed by May 7, the airline said.
“While Malaysia Airlines is committed to continuing its support to the families during the whole process, we are adjusting the mode of services and support,” said Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, group chief executive officer for Malaysia Airlines, in a news release.
“Instead of staying in hotels, the families of MH370 are advised to receive information updates … within the comfort of their own homes, with the support and care of their family and friends.” Meanwhile, the Chinese government intends to continue providing assistance to the relatives.
CCTV’s Ai Yang spoke to family members at the Lido Hotel in Beijing.