Post-Hajj flights begin on Monday

Post-Hajj flights begin on Monday
The PIA will operate 225 flights from Saudi Arabia through Hajj and regular scheduled flights. (ARIF ALI/AFP)
Updated 27 August 2018

Post-Hajj flights begin on Monday

Post-Hajj flights begin on Monday
  • A total of 184,210 Pakistanis performed Hajj this year under Hajj Policy 2018
  • Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will operate 225 post-Hajj flights from Saudi Arabia until September 25

ISLAMABAD: Post-Hajj flights from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan began on Monday, with the first two bringing back more than 700 pilgrims to Islamabad and Karachi, said Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
The PIA will operate 225 flights from Saudi Arabia through Hajj and regular scheduled flights, it added. Post-Hajj flight operations will continue until Sept. 25.
A total of 184,210 Pakistanis performed Hajj this year, said Pakistan’s Religious Affairs Ministry. The PIA will bring back more than 68,000 pilgrims, with the rest using other airlines.