The start date of Hajj pilgrimage in Azerbaijan this year has been changed.
The Caucasus Muslim Board told that Hajj pilgrimage will start on October 2, not on October 3, because the air company, which will operate hajj flights, has changed the flight conditions. The flights from Azerbaijan will last till October 8.
This year, pilgrims can travel only by plane due to Syrian developments. Hajj flights will operated by France Air company.
Pilgrims were divided into 80 groups. Every group consists of 45-55 people.
One flight will be operated on October 3. Following this, three flights will be operated every day.
The registration for Haji pilgrimage in Azerbaijan was started on February 1 and completed on May 30. The documents were admitted by the Caucasian Muslims Board. This year, two travel packages worth AZN 3250 and 4100 (VIP) are offered for Hajj pilgrimage.