EgyptAir operates 10 flights to bring pilgrims home Friday

MENA , Friday 16 Aug 2019

Saudi Arabia
Muslim pilgrims circumambulate the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, durning the hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 AP

EgyptAir said it is set to operate Friday 10 flights to bring home around 2,000 pilgrims from Jeddah airport to Cairo International Airport after completing Hajj rituals.

The national flag carrier will start transferring pilgrims from Medina as of Saturday, according to sources at Cairo airport.

EgyptAir is scheduled to operate 424 flights to bring pilgrims home, including 224 flights from Jeddah airport and 200 others from Medina. 

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