'Ferry flight' leaves Luqa in middle of the night, destination Azerbaijan
Flight tracking website confirms flight path, as charter company's spokesman insists with MaltaToday flight carried no passenger or cargo
21 April 2017, 9:58am
The flight takes around eight hours with a possible refuelling stop in Greece or Turkey.
Global flight tracking site FlightRadar confirmed the plane's departure time and flight path however.
James Leviton, on behalf of Vistajet's PR firm Finsbury, confirmed the flight to Baku, but said there was no one aboard.
"I can confirm that there was a flight to Azerbaijan but it had no passengers or cargo. It was purely a ferry flight," he said.
The flight has generated considerable intense interest and speculation on social media, following Thursday evening’s events.
Shortly thereafter, Net TV published footage of the bank’s chairman and its ultimate beneficial owner, Seyed Ali Sadr Hasheminejad, exiting from the bank’s side door with the bank’s risk manager Antoniella Gauci, and carrying two large suitcases.
Muscat denied allegations that the offshore company in Panama, set up by the audit firm Nexia BT and revealed during 2016’s Panama Papers leaks, belonged to his wife Michelle.
He later announced he had asked the Commissioner of Police to appoint an inquiring magistrate to investigate the allegations published on Thursday, by blogger and Malta Independent columnist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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