A total of 8,839 have been airlifted by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to Madinah for this year’s Hajj performance in Saudi Arabia.
An update on the airlift operations by the NAHCON information department said that Flynas airline, with flight number XY5111, departed Abuja for Madinah at 01:00hrs today, Thursday, with 232 FCT Pilgrims and three Officials.
It broke down the details of those airlifted to be 115 males and 117 females.
It said that so far 21 flights have been operated since the airlift operations began a couple of weeks ago. [myad]