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Iran Air to Operate 75% of Hajj Flights to Saudi Arabia: Official - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran Air will operate three fourth of this year's Hajj flights from different cities in Iran to Saudi Arabia, the representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Hajj and pilgrimage affairs announced. July, 29, 2017 - 13:19 ...and more »

Biman cancels 4 hajj flights in two days - The Daily Star

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been forced to cancel four more hajj flights scheduled for yesterday and today due to shortage of pilgrims. Earlier on Saturday and Sunday, the national airliner cancelled three dedicated hajj flights on the same ground ...and more »

Saudi imposes additional fee for Muslims who want to perform multiple pilgrimages - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: In order to discourage the practice of multiple pilgrimages the Saudi government has imposed an additional fee of SAR2,000 for those who performed hajj in either of the past three years (2014, 2015, 2016) and still wish to perform the holy ...and more »

Visa problems jeopardise travel plans of 406 hajj pilgrims - Dhaka Tribune

Over 400 Bangladeshi pilgrims will miss their scheduled hajj flight on Sunday evening, as all are facing visa complications. A hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines was set to take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Saudi Arabia at ...and more »

105 pilgrims who missed Hajj flights leave for KSA - The Daily Star

A total of 105 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims, who missed their flights to Saudi Arabia yesterday, flew tonight from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. They boarded a flight of Saudi Arabia that took off at 8:00pm, Hafiz Uddin, acting director ...and more »

4 more Biman Bangladesh Hajj flights cancelled for lack of passengers - The Daily Star

Biman Bangladesh Airlines on July 31, 2017 was forced to cancel two more Hajj flights due to shortage of Hajj pilgrims. Star file photo. Star Online Report. Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been forced to cancel four more Hajj flights due to shortage of ...and more »

Additional fee imposed on 3rd-time pilgrims - SAMAA TV News Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has informed the third-time intending pilgrims to pay SR. 2,000 additional fee. A spokesman of the ministry said in a statement that the Saudi government has imposed the additional fee on ...and more »

Hajj of 18000 Bangladeshis: Uncertainty ends at Makkah meet - The Daily Star

The uncertainty over 18,000 pilgrims being able to perform hajj this year has ended following a meeting between officials of Bangladesh embassy in Saudi Arabia, Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh, and the Saudi government. The crisis was over ...and more »

Religious Ministry sets up helpline for intending pilgrims - The Nation

ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Religious Affairs has established a helpline for facilitation and information of intending pilgrims. The ministry has urged the pilgrims to lodge their complaints through Hajj helpline, 042-111-725-425, which is working ...and more »

Biman cancelling Hajj flights as Saudi visa issues spawn passenger crisis - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has cancelled 12 Hajj flights in the first week due to a shortage of passengers since it started ferrying pilgrims on July 24. More than 4,000 pilgrims could have gone to Saudi Arabia to attend the ritual in those cancelled ...and more »