ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs has announced schedule of Hajj flights, state media reported on Monday.

First Hajj flights from Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Sukkur and Karachi would depart on 14th of this month. Post-Hajj flight operation would begin from 28th of next month.

From Karachi, the first PIA Hajj flight would depart at 2.25 a.m. and from Islamabad at 7.00 a.m.

According to spokesman of the Ministry, first Hajj flight from Multan would depart from 15th and from Faisalabad on 17th of this month.

The intending pilgrims are being intimated about their flight schedule through SMS and they can also see the schedule on the website of the Ministry.

Vaccination of intending pilgrims has already started at Hajj camps. Intending pilgrims have been asked to reach Hajj camps two days ahead of their departure schedule.