Air Asia Has Withdrawn A Joke About A Missing Plane From Its In-Flight Magazine

They claim the magazine went to print before Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 went missing. Via @adlinaazhar

1. This joke was spotted by passenger @adlinaazhar in Air Asia’s in-flight magazine, Travel3Sixty.

2. But after he tweeted a picture of it, it was removed.

Air Asia’s executive chairman Kamarudin Meranun claims that the magazine went to print before Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared.

“This is a truly difficult time for the nation and words cannot describe how I personally feel of this incident,” Mr Kamarudin said in a statement.

“It truly saddens me that this article was released at such an inopportune moment.”

He also said that disciplinary action has been taken against the magazine’s editorial staff.

H/t the Metro.

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Tabatha Leggett is head of buzz at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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