PIA pre-Hajj – operations under way
Karachi, September 19 : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has transported more than 28,700 intending pilgrims from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia through 80 flights so far.
The national flag carrier has operated 80 flights to Saudi Arabia under the Hajj mission, state run media reported on Friday.
The PIA has carried 3,479 intending pilgrims from Karachi to Saudi Arabia through 11 flights, 5,190 from Lahore through 12 flights, 4,787 from Islamabad through 10 flights, 5,811 from Quetta with 19 flights and 5,745 intending pilgrims from Peshawar through 18 flights, 2,289 from Multan with 07 flights and 1,498 intending pilgrims from Sialkot with 03 flights to Saudi Arabia.
The airline's Pre-Hajj operation of transporting intending Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will conclude on September 28, 2014.