PESHAWAR : The first flight of Haj pilgrims carrying 369 passengers departed from Bacha Khan International Airport here for Jeddah on Sunday. Sources said that this year over 28,000 people from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will perform Haj, in which 19,340 will go through government schemes while 9,000 will go through private schemes. The flights of official scheme will resume from September 11, 2013. The first flight of Haj pilgrims will return on October 20.