Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

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Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:37 pm

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Today, the national assembly was informed that this year 120,000 pilgrims under Government Hajj scheme will be transported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia by following four designated airlines:

35,000 pilgrims by PIA
35,000 pilgrims by Saudia
34,000 pilgrims by Shaheen
16,000 pilgrims by airblue

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:40 pm

This year airblue flights to Medina/Jeddah will carry Hajj pilgrims from Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan.



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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by ammad » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:33 pm

Thanks Abbas for starting Hajj 2018 thread, ahead of time.
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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:51 am

Thank you Ammad.

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat May 26, 2018 6:02 pm

Sukkur Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation in its meeting with PIA officials has demanded operation of PIA hajj feeder flights between Sukkur and Karachi in daylight and with Airbus or Boeing aircraft instead of ATR turboprop aircraft for the convenience of pilgrims.

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPup ... e=20180526

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by rayyanullah » Sun May 27, 2018 11:40 am

Hasn't Shaheen defaulted in payment of taxes with a rumour that its operation may be affected?

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:01 pm

Hajj flights schedule to be released in the last week of June, according to news sources.

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:06 am

Religious Ministry to issue Hajj flight schedule after Eid

ISLAMABAD:
The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony will issue hajj flight schedule for intending pilgrims of the government scheme after Eid-ul-Fitr.

Additional Secretary Aftab Ahmed has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four airlines including the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), AirBlue, Shaheen Air and the Saudi Airlines for bringing the government scheme pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj.

The finalisation of the Hajj flight schedule is being expedited after inking the agreement with four airlines. The intending Hujjaj could find special flights information from the website of the ministry or its social media page. The ministry will inform the pilgrims about their flight schedule through SMS and individual letters.

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:59 pm

First pre-Hajj flight to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 16.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/329483 ... on-july-16

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:55 pm

According to news sources:

PIA has completed preparations for Hajj 2018 flights operation.

150 PIA pre-Hajj flights will transport 50,000 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

PIA Airbus A320 and Boeing 777 aircraft will take part in Hajj flights operation.

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Re: Hajj 2018 Flights Operation

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:43 pm

PIA pre-Hajj flights operation to start on July 14 and end on August 15.

PIA post-Hajj flights operation to start on August 27.

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPup ... e=20180623

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