Time News:This year's Hajj flights will start from May 31, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali said today.
This year, the airfare for Hajj flights will be Tk 1,40,000, the state minister said.
This time around, airfare is somewhat higher due to the increase in fuel prices but the government has set a reasonable price for Hajj pilgrims, he said.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will carry 31,000 passengers while Saudi Arabian Airlines will take equal number of passengers.
This year, Biman will conduct the Hajj flights through 75 dedicated flights.