Thursday, August 18, 2022

What’s the buzz around a charter flight that flew from India and landed in Karachi, Pakistan on Monday?

New Delhi/Islamabad: There has been a buzz this week around a charter flight that landed at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi on Monday. Pakistan's Geo News reported that the plane was carrying 12 passengers - their identities unknown.

The plane is reported to have departed from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, Telangana.

The plane landed in Karachi just 10 minutes after noon on Monday, as per reports. The plane took off from Karachi as well shortly after but left behind a lot of speculation and chatter.

Two days after the development, it is still not clearly established why the charter flight made a stop in Pakistan's Karachi.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan had earlier confirmed that the international charter flight landed in Karachi after departing from India.

"Other than that, the flight had nothing to do with India," a CAA spokesperson said, as per The News.

Writing in Pakistan Observer, journalist Amraiz Khan said a mountain out of a molehill is being made in Pakistan after the charter flight’s landing in Karachi. " was not registered there nor owned by that country," Khan wrote.

The journalist further mentioned that charter flights are well-regulated mode of transport and such services are used by the elite class of any country including politicians, businessmen and high-ranked officials.

"It was not an Indian plane but this chartered company aircraft is registered in the UK and their aircraft flew to Hyderabad Deccan for a customer and from there flew to Karachi at the request of another customer who has paid in advance," the Pakistan Observer report title 'Landing of a chartered plane at Karachi airport not a big deal' mentioned.

17/08/22 TimesNow

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