Gurugram, July 3 (IBNS): Ushering in the Hajj season with great fervor, SpiceJet, India’s favourite airline today announced that it will operate 148 special flights for the grand annual Islamic pilgrimage. SpiceJet is all set to carry close to 11,000 Hajj pilgrims from Srinagar to Medina and Jeddah and back on special flights for the great religious gathering in Mecca this year.
Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “SpiceJet is honoured to play a small part in helping Indian pilgrims travel to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage this year. We offer our best wishes to all the pilgrims as they embark on this once in a lifetime journey and we will make every effort to provide a hassle-free and delightful travel experience for all our pilgrim passengers.”
The airline will deploy its Boeing 737-800 aircraft to ferry pilgrims from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir to Jeddah and Medina. The flights will be operated between 4th July and 29th July 2019. The return journey for the Hajj pilgrims is scheduled from 16th August to 11th September.