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 International Airport is set to receive today four EgyptAir flights bringing back home Egyptian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia after completing Hajj rituals.
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.
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.
Qandil said the Egyptian medical mission is offering all needed medical help for Egyptian pilgrims in Mecca and Al Madinah Al Munawara.
EgyptAir is operating 23 flights carrying 4,400 pilgrims to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
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 will operate on Saturday 17 flights carrying 4,210 pilgrims to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
EgyptAir operated on Saturday 16 flights carrying 3000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah.
EgyptAir operated Saturday a number of flights to carry pilgrims to Jeddah and Madinah to perform Umrah rituals.
EgyptAir has flown 7,800 Palestinian pilgrims, on board of 32 flights, to Saudi Arabia to perform Ummrah (minor pilgrimage) since March.
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.
Egyptian will re-open Rafah border crossing to facilitate the crossing of Palestinian pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia to their Gaza Strip.
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.
The Health Ministry announced on Tuesday the death of a 43-year-old Egyptian pilgrim.
Six hundred and two pilgrims will travel on Egypt Air flights 3278 and 3280 on Tuesday morning, on transit to attend Hajj in Mecca.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered the hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from the families of martyrs of the Egyptian Armed Forces and police.
The 602 pilgrims travelled on Egypt Air flights number 3278, 3280 on Tuesday morning.
About 12,000 Egyptian tourist Hajj pilgrims are to travel through 300 buses to Saudi Arabia.
EgyptAir will begin operating flights to carry more than 50,000 pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia as of Wednesday.