Five years ago, their loved ones boarded a plane and vanished.
Families of passengers on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said on Monday that an investigation report released to them offered no new findings to explain the plane's mysterious disappearance.
Plans to erect a memorial honouring the passengers and crew of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 were shelved by Australia on Sunday after protests by relatives of the victims.
Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, vanished enroute from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
The full investigation report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be released after the latest search efforts are completed, officials said on Thursday, four years after the aircraft first went missing.
Mystery and secrecy have surrounded the search ship hunting for a missing Malaysian Airlines jet after the vessel docked in Fremantle, Western Australia, on Thursday.
The latest search for the Boeing 777, which vanished in March 2014 carrying 239 people, kicked off on Monday run by private exploration firm Ocean Infinity.
The MH370 disappearance en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people aboard ranks among the world's greatest aviation mysteries.
Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said on Saturday the government had approved a proposal from US-based exploration company Ocean Infinity to search for the plane on a "no cure, no fee" basis.