PIA post Hajj operations to conclude on Nov 7

LAHORE: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) would manage to conclude all post Hajj operations of bringing back hajis from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan by 7th November.

The PIA spokesperson said on Sunday that PIA has carried more than 37,800 Hajjis from Jeddah to Pakistan through post Hajj and Regular scheduled flights till 26th October (Sunday) – the 19th day of airline’s Post Hajj Operation, adding that the airline has operated 80 Post Hajj flights

He said PIA has operated 12 flights to Karachi carrying 3,900 Hajjis, 16 flights to Lahore carrying 6,700 Hajjis, 12 flights to Islamabad carrying around 5,200 hajjis, 16 flights to Peshawar carrying 5,120 Hajjis, 16 flights to Quetta carrying 4,900 Hajjis, for Multan 05 flights carrying 1,630 hajjis and 03 flights for Sialkot bringing back 1,500 Hajjis. PIA is also bringing back hajjis through its regular scheduled flights to Pakistan.

The spokesperson said PIA Hajj flights are departing on time from Jeddah and Hajjis are being provided guidance and assistance at Jeddah Hajj terminal and PIA offices in Saudi Arabia.

Source: APP