PIA Post – Hajj operation from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan commences

Karachi, August 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): PIA Post- Hajj operation from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan will commence from Monday. The first Post Hajj flights PK 3006 for Karachi and PK 3002 for Islamabad will reach their respective airports bringing back more than 700 Hujjaj. The first post hajj flight to Lahore will arrive at 6 am on 28th August.

The Hujjaj of first Post- Hajj flight PK 3006 will be flown by Chief Flight Operations PIA Capt Uzair Khan who is overseeing the Post Hajj Operation and the flight will arrive in evening at Jinnah International Airport. Similarly the Hujjaj of PK 3002 will arrive in the evening at New Islamabad International Airport.

PIA will operate 225 flights from Saudi Arabia. This includes flights from Madinah and Jeddah through Hajj and regular scheduled flights. President and CEO PIA, Musharraf Rasool Cyan has instructed PIA officials and hajj team members to provide full support and assistance to the returning Hujjaj.

PIA will bring back more than 68,000 Hujjaj through Hajj and Regular scheduled flights from Jeddah and Madinah to Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi, Sialkot, Multan and Faisalabad stations. The Post Hajj operation will conclude on 25 September 2018.

For more information, contact:
General Manager
Public Affairs
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
PIA Head Office Airport
Tel: +92-21-99043823
Fax: +92-21-34572225, +92-21-34570419
Cell: +92-322-7420707
Website: www.piac.com.pk