[Final update - penalties] After the investigation done by CAAC, following decisions are made:
A total of 13 leaders, managers and adminstrative stuff members from East China Air Traffic Management Bureau, East China Air Traffic Management Bureau Control Center and East China Air Traffic Management Bureau Safety Board are given disciplinary warning, disciplinary serious warning, disciplinary demerit and removal from current position as penalties accordingly. The licenses of both the controller and monitering personnel who were responsible for both MU5643 and MU5106 are revoked. The controller can never return to a job that is aviation traffic controlling related.
To honor the extraordinary work done by Capt. He, the Captain of MU5643 - the A320, whom potentially saved hundreds of lives, he is awarded with first-class merit and other material reward.
Capt. He will also recieve rewards from China Eastern Airlines. According to previous rewardings occurred in China, it is like that Capt. He is likely to recieve a great amount of rewards in terms of materialistic values.
On Jun 29, 2012, Tianjin Airlines GS7554 was hijacked by 6 people. After the cooperation of cabin crews, flight crews and passengers, the flight landed safely. Hainan Airlines, the parent company of Tianjin Airlines, rewarded
each of both safety directors on board and chief flight attendent 1 million CNY cash(around 150k USD), one real estate (approx. 3 million CNY, 44.3k USD) and one Audi auto vehicle.
each of other cabin crews and flight crews 500k CNY cash (around 74k USD), one real estate (approx. 2 million CNY, 30k USD) and one Audi vehicle.
every individual of entire Tianjin Airlines was also rewared.
a total of 22 passengers who helped during the event were rewarded with Hainan Airlines Honor Passenger title; they can have free flights on any Hainan Airlines flight at anytime for the rest of their lives.
The Provincial Government of Hainan rewared the chief flight attendent and one of the safety director 100k CNY each (15k USD) in addition; as well as 500k CNY (74k USD) among the entire flight crew and cabin crew.