Post-Hajj flight operation to commence from Monday
The post-Hajj flight operation will commence from 27th of this month and the first flight carrying 327 pilgrims will land at Islamabad Airport the same evening.
According to a spokesman of Ministry of Religious Affairs, the operation will be completed on 25th of next month with return of all the pilgrims from Saudi Arabia.
On the first day of post-Hajj operation, total 950 pilgrims aboard four flights would reach Islamabad and Peshawar.
As many as 240 pilgrims would reach Peshawar through Saudi Arabian Airline while PIA would bring 327 pilgrims to Islamabad. A total of 184,210 Pakistanis including 107,000 under the government Hajj scheme and 77,210 under private schemes performed Hajj this year.
Hajj flights are also scheduled for other major cities of the country including Peshawar, Multan, Sukkur, Lahore and Faisalabad.