Tag Archives: HAJJ

Hajj: Emirates to deploy extra flights to Lagos, Nairobi, others

  By Sade Williams   Emirates will be operating extra flights to Jeddah to help facilitate travel for thousands of pilgrims this year heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj.   The airline will be operating 45 additional flights to Jeddah and 12 additional flights to Medina from 17 August until 11 September to help serve ...

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Hajj: Med-View airlifts 460 pilgrims from Lagos

  Posted by Sade Williams   Lagos State yesterday flagged off the airlift of pilgrims in the zone with inaugural flight on Med-View Airline aircraft carrying 460 pilgrims from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA).   The Airline Boeing 747-400 aircraft which conveyed the pilgrims took off at exactly 12:52 pm in the presence of officials the airline led by ...

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Medview airlifts 640 pilgrims from Ilorin, schedules Ondo, Ekiti for Aug.9

  By Sade Williams   Medview Airline Plc on Thursday, airlifted 640 pilgrims from Ilorin airport to Saudi Arabia, making it the second airport, the airline had so far airlifted pilgrims.   Four days ago, it airlifted a total 1,140 from the Kaduna International airport.   Speaking during the inaugural ceremony in Ilorin, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, managing director of Medview ...

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FAAN assures of seamless 2017 hajj operations

By Sade Williams The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has assured pilgrims and the general public of her readiness to seamlessly conduct the 2017 hajj operations.   The Managing Director of the Authority, Engr Saleh Dunoma, made the disclosure at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport recently, while inspecting facilities at the airport.   According to Dunoma, the 2017 hajj ...

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