Foreign Hajj pilgrims welcomed at six airports across Saudi Arabia

-A Monitor Report Date: 16 May, 2023
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Jeddah : Saudi Arabia is going to welcome foreign Hajj pilgrims at six airports across the Kingdom. The airports are Jeddah, Medina, Riyadh, Dammam, Taif, and Yanbu. 

The flag carrier Saudia will transport pilgrims from over 100 scheduled and 14 seasonal destinations globally. 

Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina is set to receive the first flights on May 21.

Saudia plans to utilise 176 aircraft and allocate 1.2 million seats to provide a seamless travel experience for pilgrims.

To raise awareness among pilgrims, Saudia Group will share messages in their languages through Hajj missions, organisations in Mecca and Medina, and at Hajj residences.

These messages will cover journey details, baggage limits and requirements to facilitate a smooth pilgrimage.

For the first time, flyadeal, a subsidiary of Saudia, will also participate in transporting pilgrims.

Saudia Group aims to achieve operational efficiency while adhering to safety standards, offering services like zamzam water bottle dispatch and additional flights to Medina.

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