Kolkata: The Haj Committee of India on Friday released the complete Haj flight schedule 2017 of all outbound and inbound flights from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport also known as Kolkata International Airport on its website.
According to the schedule uploaded on Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee website, pilgrims from West Bengal will start embarking from Kolkata International Airport to perform Haj 2017 by Air India from July 25, 2017 onwards.
The first flight Air India AI-5201 carrying 340 Haj pilgrims from Kolkata International Airport will depart at 08:25 am and arrive at Madinah Special Haj Terminus at 12:15 pm on the same day.
A total of 26 flights will run from Kolkata Haj embarkation points. The last flight will be Air India AI-5251. It will depart from Kolkata at 13:20 pm on August 08, 2017 and reach Jeddah International airport at 17:30 pm on the same day..
The capacity of most of the flights running from Kolkata embarkation point is 340. However some flights have a capacity of 420 pilgrims.
All outbound flights from Kolkata airport are departed for Madinah. But, last two flights on August 08 will fly to Jeddah Haj Terminus from Kolkata airport.
The Haj pilgrims can check the entire schedule on West Bengal Haj Committee website by clicking here.
Haj pilgrims can also check their flight status by entering their cover number on Haj Committee of India website.
The Haj Committee of India (hajcommittee.gov.in) will also inform individually all pilgrims who are going for haj in 2017 through e-mail and SMS.
Meanwhile, the Hajj Committee of India has also uploaded on its website details of “standard baggage” allowed for the haj pilgrims.
According to the details released by the Haj Committee, allowed check-in bag include 02 suitcases of 22 kg each while permissible hand bag is one weighing maximum of 10 kg.