Emirates Airline will add Extra Flights for Hajj 2018

Emirates Airline will add Extra Flights for Hajj 2018

Emirates will operate extra flights to Jeddah and Madinah for the upcoming Hajj season.

The 33 additional flights will accommodate the travel of pilgrims from August 6 to August 31.

This year, Emirates is expecting Haj pilgrims to come from are Pakistan, Senegal, the United States, the UK, Australia, Indonesia, the Ivory Coast and Nigeria.

A dedicated airport team has been formed to facilitate Hajj pilgrim travel at Dubai International Airport with dedicated check-in and transit counters.

The airline is making extra provisions such as performing abultions, introducing a special Hajj safety video and advising passengers about Al Miqat and Ihram and the phase when pilgrims enter a state of sanctity.

Passengers will be able to bring up to five litres of holy water on flights from Jeddah. These will be placed in special area of the cargo hold. They will also enjoy a special baggage allowance of up to 35kg in economy, 40kg in business and 50kg in first class.