It allows carrying 5 liters of “Zamzam” for free for every pilgrim

Emirates Airlines operates 31 additional flights to transport pilgrims

Emirates Airlines seeks to provide a seamless travel experience for pilgrims.


Emirates Airlines announced that it will operate 31 additional flights to the cities of Jeddah and Madinah, to facilitate the movement of thousands of people wishing to perform the Hajj rites this year.

The airline said in a statement that the additional flights will operate between June 23 and July 20, in addition to the regular flights.

strong demand

Emirates Airlines confirmed that it is witnessing strong demand for Hajj flights from Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Algeria, in addition to the UAE.

Travel conditions

According to Emirates Airlines, it is allowed to travel on additional flights for Hajj visa holders only, as the pilgrim must be under 65 years old, and hold a valid vaccination certificate, and a vaccine certificate approved by the Saudi Ministry of Health.

You must also have a negative PCR test result within 72 hours of departure.

carrier facilities

Emirates Airlines explained that it is working to ensure the provision of services that meet the requirements of pilgrims on the journey of a lifetime, provide a smooth travel experience for pilgrims, and help them to devote themselves to performing their rituals with serenity and reassurance, revealing a special team at Dubai International Airport, to help those going to perform Hajj rituals, in completing travel procedures. And transfer through the airport.

Emirates Airlines has also allocated counters to complete the procedures and transfer pilgrims' flights through Dubai.

As for groups of pilgrims who stop in Dubai for longer periods before continuing to Jeddah or Madinah, there are teams dedicated to accompanying them, and supporting them in all arrival and departure procedures.

Special Initiatives

Emirates Airlines indicated that it has taken special initiatives to provide facilities for pilgrims on board, as the aircraft have been equipped with facilities for ablution and “Ihram.” Passengers will also be alerted before reaching the “meeqat,” and a video has been uploaded to the ice information, communication and entertainment system, covering how Performing the complete Hajj rituals, in addition to the Holy Qur’an channel.

Emirates will also provide passengers with extra sheets and unscented hot towels.

Emirates Airlines stated that it allows every pilgrim on return flights from Jeddah to carry a five-liter bottle of Zamzam water for free, which is kept in the cargo hold.

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