KUWAIT CITY: The last group of Hajj pilgrims will leave on Tuesday. So far, 2270 pilgrims have left for Saudi by air in five days. The aviation department said that 4,000 people will be flown to Jeddah in 12 flights on Tuesday. Kuwait Airways, Saudi Airlines and Fly Nas are the airlines that operate services for Hajj pilgrims from Kuwait. In the last five days, 2270 pilgrims have traveled to Jeddah via Kuwait International Airport. On Monday, two flights of Kuwait Airways operated the Hajj service.
Each airline has scheduled four services on the last day. The last departure is the Kuwait Airways Kuwait Jeddah flight from Terminal 4. Special arrangements have been made at the airport in coordination with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Home Affairs, Directorate of Civil Aviation and Ministry of Auqaf to assist Hajj pilgrims. This year, 5,622 pilgrims are permitted to perform Hajj from Kuwait. Saudi had allotted 3622 seats. Later, as per the special request of Kuwait, another 2000 people were given an opportunity.