Hyderabad, August 13 (INN): The first flight of Haj pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh will take off at 8:25 PM on 25th September. According to the Flight Schedule released by the Haj Committee of India in second phase, there will be 25 flights and the last flight will take off at 4:25 PM on 9th October.
SHC Chairman Syed Khaleeluddin Ahmed informed that this year too, the Saudi Arabian Airlines would carry all the Haj pilgrims form the Hyderabad Embarkation Point. Apart from the Pilgrims of the state the pilgrims from five districts of the neighbouring Karnataka Districts i.e. Bidar, Gulbarga, Udgir, Raichur and Kuppal will also leave form Hyderabad Embarkation Point.
The individual flight programme will be intimated to the pilgrims concerned ten days prior to their flight by post and SMS. They can also find out their flight programme on the web site of the Haj Committee of Indiawww.hajcommittee.com or from the office of the AP State Haj Committee Haj House Nampally Hyderabad after 20th September.
Out of the 25 flights 19 have a capacity of 300 each, four flights 265 each and two flights have 450 each. The pilgrims will start returning to Hyderabad after Haj from 31st October and the last flight will arrive on 11th November.