POST TIME: 18 August, 2019 09:10:38 AM
First return Hajj flight arrives with 335 pilgrims
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First return Hajj flight arrives with 335 pilgrims

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The first return Hajj flight from Saudi Arabia arrived at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport yesterday carrying 335 hajis.

The Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-808 landed at the airport at 1:30pm (Bangladesh time), said Biman Bangladesh Airlines sources.

Another flight of Saudi Arabian Airlines, or Saudia, carrying Hajj returnees will be arriving later tonight, the official added.

Meanwhile, the first Hajj return flight of the national carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines also took off from Jeddah at 11:34am (Bangladesh time) yesterday and it was scheduled to arrive at 8:30pm.

Group Captain Abu Sayeed Mehboob, director of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport confirmed the matter.