PIA’s pre hajj operation continuesSeptember 3, 2014
QUETTA: Pre hajj operation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was continuing and so far 1770 intending hajis have been airlifted to Jeddah from Quetta. This was stated by General Manager PIA Balochistan Abdul Baqi Baloch while speaking to PPI here Thursday.
He said pre hajj operation to airlift intending hajis had commenced on August 29. PIA would airlift over 9200 intending hajis through29 flights direct to Jeddah from Quetta. He said 777-200 aircraft has been employed to airlift intending hajis. Almost one flight a day was carrying 329 intending hajis to Jeddah. He aid on the last four days 2 flights a day would be operated to airlift intending hajis. He said pre hajj operation would continue till September 24.
Answering a question he said Post Haj operation would start on October 9 and would continue till November 4, 2014.