2023 Hajj: Aero Contractors to complete airlift of Nigerian pilgrims June 12
The Aero Contractors, one of the airlines conveying Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for 2023 Hajj exercise, has promised to complete the airlifting of the 8,033 intending pilgrims allocated to it by the National Hajj Commission to Saudi Arabia for 2023 Hajj exercise on or before June 12.
The officer coordinating 2023 Hajj for Aero Contractor, one of the airlines conveying Nigerian pilgrims, Alhaji Lima Mohammad made this known in a statement released Sunday’s night .
He said, out of the 8,033 allocated to the airline, 3,223 pilgrims from Nasarawa, Oyo and Adamawa States have been airlifted to Saudi Arabia.
Mohammad stressed that the airline had moved to Lagos where it will transport about 1,500 intending pilgrims from Oyo and Lagos States in five flights, saying the company is determined to conclude the transportation of all the pilgrims assigned to it before the closure of Jeddah airport.
“So from June 12, we will be free. Jeddah International Airport will be closed on June 26, that is about 14 days after we finished our operation, by God’s grace,” he said.