ISLAMABAD: The pre-Hajj flight operations will start from July 24 and will continue till August 26 this year, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony said on Friday.
First Hajj flight will set off from Islamabad for Madina on July 24, the ministry said while releasing the flights schedule. Four airlines – PIA, Saudi Airline, Air Blue, and Shaheen Air – will take part in Hajj flight operations from Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
More than 107,000 people would perform the annual pilgrimage through government scheme, while nearly 72,000 would go to Saudi Arabia through private scheme.
The return flights will start from September 6 and will continue till October 6, 2017. An amount of Rs. 13,050/-, non-refundable, would be charged from the pilgrims, who opt for Qurbani arrangements through Office of Pilgrim Affairs of Pakistan (OPAP), according to a ministry official.
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