Executive Officer, State Haj Committee (SHC), Syed Qamar Sajjad, on Tuesday informed that Haj-2018 flights shall operate from July 14, 2018.
Accordingly, the flight schedule for July 14, 15 and 16 has been issued for the information of public in general and intending Haj pilgrims in particular.
The intending pilgrims of Kashmir Division have been asked to collect their travel documents two days prior to their departure from respective district headquarters i.e Deputy Commissioners Office, during office hours. While as the pilgrims of Srinagar district shall collect the same two days prior to their scheduled departure from Haj House Bemina from 2 pm onwards, a communiqué from SHC said.
Pilgrims of Jammu Division and Ladakh region have been asked to collect their travel documents at the Haj House, Bemina Srinagar one day prior to the scheduled departure.
Further, the reporting time for intending Haj pilgrims at Haj House Bemina travelling through flight number AI-5101 scheduled on July 14, 2018, is 5 am, for flight number AI-5103 is 8:30 am, for flight number AI-5105 is 10:30 am and for flight number AI-5107 at 12.30 pm.
Whereas, the reporting time for intending pilgrims at the Haj House Bemina travelling through flight number AI-5109 scheduled on July 15 is 4:30 am, for flight number AI-5111 is 8:30 am, for flight number AI-5113 is 10:30 am and for flight, number AI-5115 is 12.30 pm.
Similarly, the reporting time for the pilgrims travelling on July 16 via flight number AI-5121 is 4 am, for flight number AI-5117 is 5:30 am, for flight number AI-5119 is 8:30 am and for flight, number AI-5123 is 12:30 pm.
The pilgrims have been advised to report on time at Haj House Bemina. They have been informed that only standard baggage without any banned items shall be accepted as check-in luggage by the airlines at Haj House, Srinagar, besides the hand baggage should also be of standard size.
The flight schedule for remaining pilgrims shall be notified separately, the SHC said.