The Pre- Hajj Operations would start on 9 September to October 9 2013 and hajj Session would start from October 19 to November 18 2013. The entire Hajj Operation would be managed only by Pakistan International Airlines without renting any other air craft. This year more than 47,000 people would perform Hajj on Government Quota and 23,000 pilgrims would perform Hajj on private Quota.
This year PIA can go to get some profit if fulfilled all these Plans for pilgrims during Hajj session.
The PIA would operate hajj Flights with two Boeings named 747 and 777 from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta, Multan and Sialkot. One Aircraft will be standby at all the mentioned stations.
The Managing Director Junaid Junus said that Boeing 747 aircraft has a seating capacity of 503 and Boeing 777 has a seating capacity of 329.