LAHORE  : PIA has so far operated 119 pre- Haj flights and carried around 47,300 intending Haj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. He said that PIA on the twenty fifth day of its pre-Haj operation, operated five Haj flights carrying over 1,800 intending pilgrims to the Holy Land. On Thursday, PIA flight from Peshawar PK-2647 carried 329 intending pilgrims, second flight from Peshawar PK-2049 carried 329, from Sialkot PK-2347 carried 503, from Quetta PK-2147 carried 323 and second flight from Quetta PK-2749 carried 328 intending pilgrims to the holy land.

All departures and arrivals of PIA pre-Haj flights are on time, PIA has operated 10 Haj flights from Karachi carrying 4,409 intending pilgrims, 09 flights from Lahore with 4,457 intending pilgrims; 15 flights from Islamabad with 7,321 pilgrims; 39 flights from Peshawar with 13,051 pilgrims; 27 flights from Quetta carrying 8,797, 12 flights from Multan carried 6,020 and 06 flights from Sialkot carrying 3,013 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

On Friday (today) 04 flights are scheduled to operate; 01 each from Islamabad, Peshawar, Sialkot and Quetta, spokesperson concluded.