EgyptAir intensifies flights to transport pilgrims from Holy Lands to Egypt



Fri, 21 Jun 2024 - 09:25 GMT


Fri, 21 Jun 2024 - 09:25 GMT

CAIRO – 21 June 2024: Egypt’s Flag carrier EgyptAir, announced on Friday, intensifying flights to accommodate pilgrims wishing to return to Egypt as part of its air bridge to transport the pilgrims after the end of the Hajj rituals from the Holy Lands.

The company said that it will operate 19 flights, Saturday, including 11 flights on the Jeddah-Cairo route, in addition to the Taif-Cairo and Medina-Cairo flights.

EgyptAir, announced on Wednesday that it will begin transporting the pilgrims after the end of the Hajj rituals from the Holy Lands to Egypt.

The national company announced operating 9 flights on Wednesday, June 19, 8 flights on the Jeddah - Cairo route, and one flight on the Taif - Cairo route.

On June 16, the Assistant Minister of Interior for Administrative Affairs and Head of the Official Hajj Mission said that The overall health of all Egyptian pilgrims remains satisfactory.

He explained that members of the medical team, as well as the medical team of the Ministry of Interior's Medical Services Sector accompanying the Hajj Lottery Mission, were -then- present in the pilgrims' camps in the Mina area to provide all aspects of healthcare to the Guests of God during the Tashreeq Days. This is in coordination with the Saudi Ministry of Health.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi lauded last week, the Saudi authorities' well organization of Hajj rituals and the good services provided to millions of pilgrims.

In a tweet on his social media accounts, Sisi thanked King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the warm hospitality he received in Saudi Arabia while performing Hajj.



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