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Pakistani pilgrims wait in line as they prepare to board a Pakistan International Airlines' special Haj pilgrimage flight bound for Saudi Arabia at the Allama Iqbal International airport in Lahore on November 2, 2008. Around 165,000 pilgrims from Pakistan are expected to leave for the annual Haj congregation in Mecca. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALI / AFP PHOTO / Arif Ali

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$810 to $1,100 for Hajj: PIA

On Monday, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) released its Hajj pricing and related restriction

Pilgrims from Karachi and Quetta should expect to pay between $810 and $1,100 for their Hajj flights on Pakistan International Airlines at the busiest times of the year.

On Monday, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) released its Hajj pricing and related restrictions, which said that “the ticket for the northern areas, which covers Lahore, Islamabad Multan and Peshawar, will vary from $860 to $1150, whereas it will be expensive for Southern regions.”

According to a copy of the paper, Pakistani rupees are comparable to US dollars. According to the document, all pilgrims would be required to pay with Pakistani rupees.

The Hajj flights will begin on May 31, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) confirmed after a media report suggested that they will be delayed because of the lack of a policy. Beginning on May 31 and continuing through July 31 will be Pakistani-based flights to Madina and Jeddah. From July 14 to August 13, it would continue.

In the executive economy class, pilgrims could take 40 kilogrammes of luggage and seven kilogrammes of hand luggage. Additionally, travellers travelling in economy class will be able to check 35 kilogrammes of bags beside their own seven-kilogramme hand luggage.

“Children will not be eligible for a discount.”

As stated in the regulations, a fee of 10% of the adult Hajj price will be imposed for each baby.

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Works at The Truth International Magazine. My area of interest includes international relations, peace & conflict studies, qualitative & quantitative research in social sciences, and world politics. Reach@ aimen.bukhari@tti.org.pk

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