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16 flights delayed due to protests, road closures

By Our Correspondent
February 25, 2024

Due to protests and road closures in Karachi, 16 flights experienced delays on Saturday.

Travellers faced difficulty in reaching the airport, leading to delays in flights which were scheduled to depart for various destinations.

An undate image of people standing at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi to receive passengers. — AFP/File
An undate image of people standing at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi to receive passengers. — AFP/File

The Colombo-Karachi flights UL 151 and UL 152 were administratively cancelled. Due to protests and road closures on streets like Sharea Faisal and other locations during the day, travellers faced difficulty reaching the airport.

As a result, flights to Dubai (FZ 334, 336), EK 601, PA 110, Muscat (WY 324), Lahore (9P842), Islamabad (9P672), PF 123, ER 502, PK 308, Lahore PA 406, Multan PK 330, Sharjah (G 9547), Jeddah (PK 731), Peshawar (EK 554), Kuala Lumpur (OD 136) departed with delays.