EgyptAir to operate 374 flights to bring nearly 81,800 pilgrims back home

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 - 07:06 GMT

EgyptAir has completed its all arrangements to operate 374 flights to carry 81,797 pilgrims back home from Jeddah and Madina during the period of April 8-22 after they have finished performing their Umrah (Lesser Pilgrimage).

First batch of Egyptian pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 04:14 GMT

The pilgrims expressed their thanks and appreciation for what the Ministry of Interior is doing to provide all aspects of care and attention during their departure to perform the rituals of Hajj [pilgrimage], according to a statement from the Ministry of Interior.

In Pics: First batch of Egyptian pilgrims arrive at Cairo Airport

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 11:09 GMT

More flights are scheduled to operate throughout the day to transport pilgrims from Jeddah and Medina to home.

Cairo International Airport to start receiving Egyptian pilgrims on Tuesday

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 12:56 GMT

A state of alert was declared at the airport to provide all the necessary facilities for pilgrims upon their return to the homeland after Hajj performing.

Pilgrims stone Jamrat Al-Aqabah on first day of Eidul Adha amid smooth movement

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 10:25 GMT

Pilgrims stone Jamrat Al-Aqabah on first day of Eidul Adha amid smooth movement

EgyptAir operates 10 flights to bring pilgrims home today

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 11:25 GMT

EgyptAir said it is set to operate Friday 10 flights to bring home around 2,000 pilgrims from Jeddah airport to Cairo International Airport after completing Hajj rituals.

Cairo airport receives 4 flights bringing pilgrims home from Saudi Arabia

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 10:00 GMT

Cairo International Airport is set to receive today four EgyptAir flights bringing back home Egyptian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia after completing Hajj rituals.

Cairo airport prepares for receiving Egyptian pilgrims

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 07:57 GMT

The airport put a plan, in cooperation with concerned bodies, to facilitate all measures for the Pilgrims, particularly for people with special needs, the official added.

Egyptian pilgrims to be ferried to Mount Arafat as of Friday- Official

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 11:33 GMT

The mission will sort the number of elderly pilgrims and those with special needs to shuttle them to the Mount of Mercy on customized buses.

Egyptian medical mission: No contagious or epidemic diseases among Egyptian pilgrims

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 01:57 GMT

Qandil said the Egyptian medical mission is offering all needed medical help for Egyptian pilgrims in Mecca and Al Madinah Al Munawara.

EgyptAir operates 23 flights to ferry 4,400 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 10:35 GMT

EgyptAir is operating 23 flights carrying 4,400 pilgrims to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

39K Egyptian pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 11:18 GMT

No complaints have been received from any of the pilgrims, he added, promising to ensure that all of them are given all due care.

EgyptAir operates 17 flights carrying 4,210 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 10:08 GMT

EgyptAir will operate on Saturday 17 flights carrying 4,210 pilgrims to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

EgyptAir carries 3K pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 10:40 GMT

EgyptAir operated on Saturday 16 flights carrying 3000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah.

EgyptAir to carry 100,000 Umrah pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 07:00 GMT

EgyptAir operated Saturday a number of flights to carry pilgrims to Jeddah and Madinah to perform Umrah rituals.

7,800 Palestinian pilgrims flown by EgyptAir to S. Arabia to perform Ummrah since March

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 - 08:46 GMT

EgyptAir has flown 7,800 Palestinian pilgrims, on board of 32 flights, to Saudi Arabia to perform Ummrah (minor pilgrimage) since March.

Death toll increases to 59 among Egyptian pilgrims

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 09:51 GMT

The number of deaths has been raised to 55 cases; an Egyptian pilgrim died Tuesday in Medina, Saudi Arabia, according to the Ministry of Health.

Egypt opens Rafah border crossing as Palestinian pilgrims return

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 06:33 GMT

Egyptian will re-open Rafah border crossing to facilitate the crossing of Palestinian pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia to their Gaza Strip.

Maritime Nuweiba port prepared for returning of pilgrims

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 03:15 GMT

The Red Sea Port Authority is preparing the Maritime Nuweiba port to receive pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia through Nuweiba-Aqaba route and facilitate the measures of their arrival.

Death toll among Egyptian pilgrims hits 12

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 12:04 GMT

The Health Ministry announced on Tuesday the death of a 43-year-old Egyptian pilgrim.