PIA to airlift 78,258 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia through 294 flights

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ISLAMABAD, July 1 (APP):Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), under the government Hajj scheme, would airlift about 78,258 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia through its 294 flights from various airports of the country.

Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan was briefed that a month-long pre Hajj flight-operation would start from July 4 and continue till August 5, while post Hajj flights would operate from August 17 to September 14 to bring back the Hujjaj from the holy land.