Saudia transports over 500,000 pilgrims, concludes 1st phase of Hajj Season

The arrival phase lasted for 32 days, transporting pilgrims on 3,400 flights from over 150 destinations.

Saudia concludes the first phase of operations for its Hajj season 1445H, marked by the last flight (SV5827) arriving at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah from Riyadh, carrying 445 Hajj pilgrims.

During the arrival phase, which lasted 32 days, Saudia transported 509,000 Hajj pilgrims on 3,400 flights from over 150 destinations worldwide during the arrival phase. The operation achieved an On-Time Performance rate of 88%.

Amer Alkhushail, Chief Executive Officer of Saudia Hajj and Umrah, said: “The operations during the arrival phase were excellent. The success of the process was due to a strategic plan that considered travel demand and fleet capacity, enabling smooth operational execution and high-quality service delivery. I would like to take the opportunity and extend my appreciation to the entire team in Saudia for their significant contributions in enhancing guest experience through providing high level air and on ground services.”