PESHAWAR- The first Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) special Hajj flight, carrying 323 intending pilgrims, left Bacha Khan International Airport for Jeddah today morning.

According to our sources, a total of 24400 intending pilgrims will be airlifted for the religious gathering from Peshawar .

Saudi Airlines has resumed its flights to airlift intending pilgrims. The Saudi Airlines and other International Airlines had disrupted flights, following attacks of militants on PIA plane near Peshawar , two months back.