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.