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First Hajj flight departs for Saudi Arabia

KARACHI: The first Hajj flight of PIA carrying over 300 pilgrims under the government Hajj scheme departed for Saudi Arabia early Saturday morning. PK-7001 First Hajj flight departs¬†from Karachi's Jinnah International Airport to Jeddah this morning.¬† Officials of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Auqaf, airport staff and family members of pilgrims saw them off at the airport. The national flag carrier in its Hajj operations will operate 200 flights to Jeddah and Madinah transporting over 55,000 pilgrims to fulfill…

Hajj flights schedule unveiled, first flight to take off on July 14

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs on Monday announced the schedule of Hajj flights. According to the schedule, the first Hajj flights will depart from Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Sukkur and Karachi on 14th of this month. Post-Hajj flight operation would begin from 28th of next month. From Karachi, the first PIA Hajj flight would depart at 2:25 am and from Islamabad at 7:00 am. According to spokesman of the Ministry, first Hajj flight from Multan would depart on July 15 and from Faisalabad on July 17.…

First Hajj flight carrying 384 pilgrims arrives in Karachi

KARACHI: Post Hajj flight operation began on Wednesday with the first flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) PK-731 carrying three hundred and eighty-four pilgrims landed at Jinnah International Airport early morning, ARY News reported. Chief executive officer of the national flag carrier Dr. Musharraf Rasool received Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and other pilgrims at the airport. Speaking to media on the occasion, the governor appreciated the PIA Hajj operation and said he has asked officials to take more…