Qatar Airways is proud to unveil its specially designed Hajj kits to be offered to all passengers travelling for pilgrimage on its Jeddah and Madinah flights during Hajj season from 15 – 22 September 2015.
The national carrier of the State of Qatar is the first and only GCC airline to offer these exclusive and specially designed Hajj kits, which contain a wide range of items for pilgrims traveling to Mecca, such as wet wipes, prayer counter, prayer beads, stone bag, socks and prayer mat. In addition, the-easy-to-carry bag can also be turned into a large bag to carry shoes.
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 Hajj journey, we are delighted to provide them with these exclusive Hajj 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 Mecca.’
During the period of Hajj, Muslims from around the world will be heading to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the annual Islamic pilgrimage which is a mandatory ritual for all Muslims.
Qatar Airways began operations to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1997 with non-stop flights to Jeddah. Since then, the airline has added Riyadh, Dammam, Madinah, Gassim, Ta’if, 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 the state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport.
Qatar Airways is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 18th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 166 aircraft flying to 152 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. Qatar Airways won Airline of the Year, Best Business Class Airline Seat and Best Airline in the Middle East at the 2015 Skytrax Awards. This is the third time the airline won the accolade of Airline of the Year.