Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 20 May 2016
Total posts 33
I'm travelling to Karachi for business next week and this is my first time to Pakistan. I'm flying business with Thai Airways arriving late evening for context.
I wanted to know if anyone had any experience with this airport (Jinnah International Airport Karachi) that they could share?
Specifically I wanted to know about the arrivals experience - is it worth getting a paid meet and greet / fast track service? Or, do you know if there is a dedicated fast track for Business Class passengers at immigration?
Thanks in advance.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 579
Its a couple of years now for me but it was fairly smooth, but I was economy and there was no business fast track lane as far as I could see. It all depends on your preferences but the wait as I recall was more 15 minutes than half an hour. For the paid meet an greet it all depends on the price and your queueing patience.
Member since 18 Dec 2014
Total posts 31
I went through recently - had a work colleague who met me at they gate (they can ask for a pass that gets them âairside'). Immigration was fast except it is worth noting there is a seperate queue if you have an eVisa rather than the standard passport visa. My colleague had a car waiting - it is chaos outside the arrivals hall.
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