KARCHI: PIA’s 60 Special Hajj Flights carried around 24,500 intending Hajj pilgrims: PIA Spokesperson
KARACHI, Sept 21 (INP): Pakistan International Airlines on the thirteenth day of its Hajj Operation operated five special hajj flights while carrying around 2,000 Hujjaj to the Holy Land.
On Saturday, PIA’s flight from Karachi PK 2123 carrying 501 Hujjaj at 06.25AM, PK2623 carrying 329 Hujjaj left Peshawar at 09.20AM, another flight from Peshawar PK2025 carrying 329 at 2.00PM, from Multan PK2325 carrying 501 at 7.35PM and from Quetta PK2725 took off at 10.00PM carrying 327 pilgrims to holy land.
The departure and arrival of all flights was on time. PIA Spokesperson said here.
Till now the total uplift of intending pilgrims stand at 24,500 by Sixty hajj flights.
So far, Eight Hajj flights from Karachi carried 3,414, nine flights from Lahore 4,457; nine flights from Islamabad 4,311; seventeen flights from Peshawar 5,822; nine flights from Quetta 2,954 and seven flights from Multan carried 3,517 Hujjaj to Saudi Arabia.
On Sunday, 22nd September, a total of five special flights are scheduled to operate; two from Peshawar and one each from Karachi, Multan and Quetta, PIA Spokesperson concluded.