ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – After the renewal of the license, Shaheen Air’s first flight on Sunday, has reached Karachi carrying 216 passengers while the second flight will land in evening at 4:00pm.
The post-Hajj operation was commenced from August 27 with the first flight carrying 327 pilgrims landed at Islamabad airport at 5:10pm.
According to details, the operation would be completed on September 25 with return of all the pilgrims from Saudi Arabia, a spokesman of Ministry of Religious Affairs said on Thursday.
On the first day of post-Hajj operation, total 950 pilgrims were reached Islamabad and Peshawar.
A total of 107,000 Pakistanis performed Hajj under the government Hajj scheme and 77,210 under private schemes this year. Hajj flights are also scheduled for other major cities of the country including Peshawar, Multan, Sukkur, Lahore and Faisalabad.
“We have made excellent accommodation, food and transportation arrangements for all the pilgrims with the cooperation of Saudi government,” the spokesman said and added 184,210 Pakistanis performed Hajj this year.