(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Qatar Airways has unveiled its specially designed Haj kits to be offered to all passengers travelling for pilgrimage on its Jeddah and Madinah flights during the Haj season, until September 22.
"The national carrier of Qatar is the first and only GCC airline to offer these exclusive and specially designed Haj kits, which contain a wide range of items for pilgrims travelling to Makkah, such as wet wipes, prayer counter, prayer beads, stone bag, socks and prayer mat. In addition, the-easy-to-carry bag can be turned into a large bag to carry shoes," the airline said in a statement yesterday.
Salam al-Shawa, Qatar Airways senior vice-president (marketing and corporate communications), said: "In respect of this holy ritual, and our continuous commitment to our valued passengers to help and ease their experience during their Haj journey, we are delighted to provide them with these exclusive Haj kits.
"It is also a gesture of our appreciation and a thank you to the pilgrims for choosing Qatar Airways, and we wish them all a wonderful experience during their stay in Makkah."
Qatar Airways began operations to Saudi Arabia in 1997 with non-stop flights to Jeddah.
Since then, the airline has added Riyadh, Dammam, Madinah, Gassim, Ta'if and Al Hofuf and recently launched its new service to Abha, raising the number of airline destinations in the kingdom to eight and increasing weekly flights to 88, all non-stop to and from Doha, with connections to Qatar Airways' 152 destinations around the world via Hamad International Airport.
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