Etihad Airways said on Tuesday it is operating additional flights between Abu Dhabi and its destinations in Saudi Arabia to facilitate the movement of thousands of pilgrims for Hajj.
Until August 28, Etihad said it will operate special charters to carry pilgrims on its additional flights to Jeddah and Madinah Airport. All flights will operate alongside regular scheduled services.
The top inbound destinations for the Hajj Etihad flights are the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Pakistan, Indonesia, Korea, and Nigeria, it added in a statement.
Hareb Mubarak Al Muhairi, Etihad Airways' senior vice president, said: "The Hajj pilgrimage is a very important experience for Muslims around the world and Etihad is proud to help its customers make this significant journey.