Doting grandparents on the trip of a lifetime, a Hollywood stuntman, teenage sweethearts starting school together, a Hull University student visiting his girlfriend...

Heartbreaking details are beginning to emerge about the passengers presumed dead when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ended its journey in the Indian Ocean.

IBTimesUK puts faces to some of the names and tells their stories.

Hadrien Wattrelos and Zhao Yan, France
French teenagers Hadrien Wattrelos and Zhao Yan were travelling to Beijing to attend the Lycee Francais International de Pekin (French School). They were travelling with his sister and mother
Bob and Cathy Lawton
Bob and Cathy Lawton from Brisbane, Australia, were excited about their long-planned trip to China...
Rod and Mary Burrows
...with their friends Rod and Mary Burrows, who were eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new grandchild in April
Hull University student Yue Wenchao, 26, was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing en route to visit his girlfriend
Hull University student Yue Wenchao, 26, was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing en route to visit his girlfriend
paul weeks
Paul Weeks, 39, was a mechanical engineer originally from New Zealand who lived in Perth with his wife Danica and sons Lincoln, 3, and Jack, 10 months old
Ju Kun
Hollywood stuntman Ju Kun, 35, (left) was on his way back to Beijing to see his family. He had doubled for Jet Li in films like The Expendables, The Forbidden Kingdom and Fearless. He was due to start work on Marco Polo, a new Netflix series created by John Fusco (pictured above with Ju Kun)
Hu Xiaoning and Zhang Na, both 34, were travelling with their three-year-old daughter Hu Siwan
Hu Xiaoning and Zhang Na, both 34, were travelling back to Beijing with their three-year-old daughter Hu Siwan
muktesh
Muktesh Mukherjee, 42, and his 37-year-old wife, Xiaomao Bai were returning to their home in Beijing. Mr Mukherjee was the grandson of Mohan Kumaramangalam, an Indian politician who died in a plane crash in 1973
Chandrika Sharma
Chandrika Sharma, 51, was the executive secretary of the International Collective in Support of Fish Workers, based in Chennai, India
tian junwei
Tian Junwei, 29, from a village in Wendeng, Shandong province, worked for Huawei Technologies in Malaysia. He was on his way home for the first time in 15 months
Firman Siregar
Firman Siregar, one of seven Indonesians on the flight, was heading to Beijing to take up a job with Schlumberger, an oilfield services company
Muhammad Razahan Zamani
Muhammad Razahan Zamani (bottom right), 24, was on his honeymoon with his wife Norli Akmar Hamid, 33Reuters
Sugianto Lo
Sugianto Lo's mother holds photos of her son and his wife Vinny Chynthya, both from Medan in Sumatra, Indonesia
Indonesian engineer Guan Huajin, 34, was one of 20 employees of American technology company Freescale Semiconductor on the flight, and was on her way to Beijing on a business trip
Indonesian engineer Guan Huajin, 34, was one of 20 employees of American technology company Freescale Semiconductor on the flight, and was on her way to Beijing on a business trip
Nikolai Brodskii
Nikolai Brodskii, 43, was a scuba diving instructor from Irkutsk in Siberia, who had been on a diving holiday in Bali
philip wood
Philip Wood, 50, from Dallas, Texas, had worked for IBM in Beijing for two years and was excited about moving to Malaysia
artists
A group of Chinese artists and calligraphers, including the flight's oldest passenger, 76-year-old Liu Rusheng, were on their way back from staging an exhibition in Kuala Lumpur
Zaharie Ahmad Shah
Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, 53, was the chief pilot on Flight MH370. He had built a homemade Boeing 777 simulator at his home
Fariq Abdul Hamid
Fariq Abdul Hamid, 27, was the co-pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Andrew Nari
Andrew Nari was the chief steward on Malaysia Airline flight MH370. His daughter Maira posted heartbreaking messages on Twitter, calling for his returnTwitter/@Gorgxous_