KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is all set to conduct its post-Hajj operation from September 17 till October 16, a statement said on Thursday.
During this period 126 special hajj flights would be operated from Jeddah and Madinah Munawwara to 10 cities of Pakistan, which include Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sukkur, Multan and Rahimyarkhan.
In addition to these special flights, PIA would also transport hujjaj through its 125 scheduled flights operating during this period.
In total around 52,000 hujjaj are expected to travel back to their homeland in PIA’s post-Hajj operation.
Chairman PIA, Azam Saigol has directed all departments of the airline to work in seamless coordination to successfully conclude the second phase of Hajj 2016. He appreciated that due to the efforts of all concerned more than 92% flights during pre-Hajj operation were either operated on time or ahead of time and said the passengers expected similar standards from their national airline in the post-hajj operation as well.