Kazakhstan citizens could fly out for hajj from four cities
Pilgrims can fly out from Almaty, Astana, Aktau and Shymkent.
Pilgrims from Kazakhstan will be carried by such airlines as SCAT and ALYNAS, BNews.kz correspondent reports with a reference to a press service of the Civil Aviation Committee.
At the present year, Saudi Arabia has allocated a quota for 3000 Kazakhstan citizens. They will be carried to the cities of Jeddah and Median by 2 airlines (SCAT, Flynas) from Almaty, Astana, Aktau and Shymkent.
It is noteworthy that this year for the convenience of passengers the pilgrims have an opportunity to fly out from 4 cities, instead of 2. SCAT plans to carry pilgrims on the Boeing 767 aircraft, and Flynas - on Boeing 747 and Airbus 330.
We note that from August 2018 the holy season of the 2018 hajj pilgrimage to the Kindgom of Saudi Arabia starts.