300 flights to transport 78, 000 intending Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia: PIA

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KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said that it would start pre-Hajj flight operation of transporting intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia on July.

In a press statement, the national flag carrier said that nearly 300 flights would take 78, 000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj.

The Hajj flights will operate from Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Quetta and Peshawar and Sialkot.

The flights from Sukkur and Rahim Yar Khan will operate via Karachi.

It further said that the pre-Hajj flight operation would conclude on August 5 while the post-Hajj operation would commence on August 17. The last flight will land on September 14.