For the first time PIA has started direct Hajj flights from Quetta this year.

QUETTA (Dunya News) – The pre-Hajj operation from Quetta has begun on Sunday and the first flight departed from Quetta to Madina Munawara at with 150 pilgrims, Dunya News reported.

It is pertinent to mention here that for the first time Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started direct Hajj flights from Quetta this year. The post-Hajj flight operation will take place from August 17 to September 14 this year.

According to sources, 55 Hajj flights will carry at least 8,220 pilgrims to Madina Munawara directly from Quetta.