The first Hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines took off from Chattogram’s Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport Sunday carrying 410 hajj pilgrims to Jeddha in Saudi Arabia, reports BSS.
Acting manager of Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport, Khairul Kabir inaugurated the Hajj flight at the airport, exchanged greetings with the hajj pilgrims and offered prayers with them.
He said the government has taken preparations to ensure smooth movement of Hajj flights this year. Necessary measures were also taken to stop any sort of harassment to the pilgrims.
He said Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate 19 scheduled Hajj flights from Shah Amanat Airport.