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Iran Concludes Transport of Over 88,500 Hajj Pilgrims in 30 Days

Iran Concludes Transport of Over 88,500 Hajj Pilgrims in 30 DaysIran Concludes Transport of Over 88,500 Hajj Pilgrims in 30 Days

Hajj flights from Iran to Saudi Arabia concluded last week on Aug. 6. 
Starting on July 8, a total of 88,561 hajj pilgrims have been transported to Saudi Arabia via 360 flights in the course of 30 days, announced the CEO of Iran's flag carrier airline Iran Air.
Touraj Dehqani Zanganeh added that the cities of Jeddah and Medina had a 43% (153 flights) and 57% (207 flights) share of hajj flights from Iran respectively, the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development's news service reported.
“Notably, the number of pilgrims and the number of flights witnessed a 98% and 97% growth respectively compared with those of last year (March 2018-19),” he added.

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