A video is being widely shared on social media with a claim that the incident in the video took place on an Air India flight. In the video, the passengers inside the flight can be heard complaining about the overcharged tickets and the lack of social distancing measures. But, FACTLY has found that the incident in the video took place on the Karachi-Toronto flight of Pakistan International Airlines. Air India has also rubbished the claim when asked by a Twitter user. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) has also tweeted that the flight in the video belonged to a neighbouring country.
Claim – Facebook post (archived)
1. News article – https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/so-coronavirus-outside-but-not-inside-flight-amateur-video-shows-pakistanis-complaining-about-no-social-distancing-in-pia-flight20200429184706/
2. PIB tweet – https://twitter.com/PIBFactCheck/status/1258628586048638976
3. Air India tweet –https://twitter.com/airindiain/status/1258631142951043072
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