Important Instructions for Hajj Pilgrims
The first flight this year carrying pilgrims from Bangladesh will take off tomorrow. According to the source, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will leave the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Saudi Arabia with 419 pilgrims tomorrow Sunday at 3:20 am.
Meanwhile, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has given important instructions to the Hajj pilgrims on Saturday.
Every pilgrim must arrive at Hajj Camp Ashkona Dhaka at least 10 hours before the scheduled flight with all the documents.
Hajj pilgrims on return Hajj flight must arrive at Jeddah Hajj Terminal/Madinah Airport at least 10 hours before the scheduled Hajj flight.
Each Hajj pilgrim can carry a maximum of 2 pieces of 46 kg (maximum weight per piece of baggage is 25 kg) in Economy Class and 7 kg in cabin baggage.
Spherical/Bundled Baggage cannot be transported by air. Moreover, the Saudi government prohibits carrying bags tied with jute rope and bags wrapped in cloth.
No sharp objects, knives, scissors, nail cutters and gas-like objects, aerosols, or any liquids above 100ml can be carried in handbags and no food items can be taken.
Every Hajj pilgrim must put a sticker with his name and address on his baggage. Where the passenger's name, nationality, passport number, airline name, and flight number should be mentioned in English.
For security reasons, pilgrims cannot carry any luggage other than their own.