Tag: Hajj 2019

Hajj 2019: More than 1.8 million international pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia has so far welcomed more than 1.8 million pilgrims who have flocked to the country in preparation for the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage which begins later this week, according to the latest statistics issued by the Saudi General Directorate of Passports. In a news conference in the port city of Jeddah, Major General […]

Read more

Travelport reveals global trends in flight bookings ahead of Hajj 2019

Advanced flight bookings to airports around the holy city of Mecca ahead of this year’s Hajj have increased from Asia, Europe and Oceania, according to research by Travelport. According to the analysis, India (44,611) had the second-highest number of bookings in the world and the highest in Asia. As part of its study, Travelport analysed […]

Read more