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Aryana airline wins Hajj operation contract

Aryana airline wins Hajj operation contract

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Jun 16, 2015 - 19:56

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Hajjinfo-icon and Religious Affairs Ministry on Tuesday announced Aryana Afghan Airline (AAA) would carry out Hajj operation this year.

AAA had emerged winner in the bidding process and the contract was signed between the Deputy Hajj and Religious Affairs Minister and AAA official.

Dahi-ul-Haq said Aryana airline offered reasonable prices to transport pilgrims as compared to other airlines.

During the bidding process, Safi Airways offered $1,090 for two way fare of a single pilgrim, Kam Air $1,080 while AAA offered more reasonable price of $1,045.

In line with contract, Aryana Airline would carry the pilgrims to Saudi Arabia and bring them back to Afghanistaninfo-icon.

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