35,000 Pilgrims Return Home

Published March 28th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Saudi and UAE airlines flew 450 flights last week to return roughly 35,000 pilgrims to their homes after participating in the Hajj.  


Yesterday, Emirates airline began special flights from Dubai airport for pilgrims returning to Far East countries, such as Indonesia and Malaysia. Emirates airline is the only carrier that operates transit pilgrims flights from Dubai airport, al Ittihad daily reports.  

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