IN 16 DAYS: NAHCON airlifts 41,130 pilgrims back home as 5 Airlines conduct 105 flight operations

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has recorded 105 return flights of pilgrims so far, since the commencement of the return airlift on July 4th.


In the flights update by its Command-and-Control Centre posted on its platforms, NAHCON said 41,130 pilgrims had been airlifted to Nigeria so far, after completing the 2023 Hajj exercise.


The information also revealed that the FLYNAS flight flight XY7714 that departed Jeddah to Abuja at about 12:28pm on Thursday with 395 pilgrims was the 105th flight.


The control command explained that in the flight, there were 394 pilgrims of Niger state and 1 official of Kebbi state.

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