Ministry of Religious Affairs stated that the first Hajj flight will take off from Islamabad for Madina.
The ministry said while releasing the flights schedule that four airlines – PIA, Saudi Airline, Air Blue, and Shaheen Air – will take part in Hajj flight operations from Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
More than 107,000 people would perform the annual pilgrimage through government scheme, while nearly 72,000 would go to Saudi Arabia through private scheme.
The return flights will start from September 6 and will continue till October 6, 2017.
The intending pilgrims can check their flight schedule on Ministry’s website www.hajiinfo.org.