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Saudia Group Obtains Licence to Provide Hajj Services to 10,000 Pilgrims in Holy Sites

Saudia Hajj and Umrah, which is a new subsidiary of the Saudia Group, has obtained a license from the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to serve 10,000 pilgrims. 

This will allow Saudia to offer comprehensive Hajj packages to pilgrims, including flights, accommodation, and transportation to the Holy Sites within the Kingdom. 

This underscores Saudi Arabia’s efforts to offer top-tier services to pilgrims from across the globe.

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Breaking Ground in Pilgrim Services

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The recent launch of Saudia Hajj and Umrah marks a pivotal moment in the Kingdom’s ongoing dedication to enhancing the pilgrimage experience. 

This new subsidiary of the Saudia Group is devoted to offering an enriched experience for pilgrims, thereby significantly impacting the Kingdom’s tourism sector.

“This marks a historic milestone for Saudia as we aim to ensure the provision of high-quality services that address the needs and requirements of pilgrims. We will offer a platform that seamlessly integrates with the services and systems offered by relevant entities dedicated to serving pilgrims.” – Amer Al Khushail, CEO of Saudia Hajj and Umrah.

An Array of Quality Services

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One of the key offerings of Saudia Hajj and Umrah includes comprehensive packages that cater to the varied needs of pilgrims. 

These packages encompass flight bookings at domestic and international airports, accommodation arrangements, transportation between cities, and meticulously organized visits to Islamic historical sites.

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These services aim to create a seamless and hassle-free experience for the pilgrims, allowing them to focus on their spiritual journey rather than logistical concerns.

Integrating Technology for a Seamless Experience

Saudia Hajj and Umrah’s platform is not just about service provision but also about integrating state-of-the-art technology. This platform will seamlessly integrate with the services and systems of other entities dedicated to serving pilgrims, ensuring a smooth and efficient journey for every pilgrim.

Addressing the Needs of Pilgrims

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Saudia Hajj and Umrah’s services are not just about convenience but also about addressing the specific needs and requirements of the pilgrims. Saudia Hajj and Umrah aim to make the pilgrimage journey truly memorable and spiritually rewarding by understanding and catering to these needs.

The Future of Pilgrimage

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The launch of Saudia Hajj and Umrah by Saudia Group and the attainment of the license to serve 10,000 pilgrims signifies a promising future for the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

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Moreover, to revolutionize the Hajj travel and pilgrim experience, Saudia Airlines is set to introduce Flying Taxis to transport pilgrims between Jeddah‘s King Abdulaziz International Airport and Makkah hotels during the Hajj and Umrah seasons. 

Saudia has committed to purchasing 100 Lilium aircraft, which are German-manufactured electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft. 

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These German electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft will serve as shuttles between the Jeddah airport and airstrips in Makkah hotels near the Grand Mosque and other holy places to further enhance the pilgrim experience.

With the continuous enhancement of services and the integration of technology, Saudia Hajj and Umrah are poised to revolutionize the pilgrimage experience in the Kingdom.

Enriching Pilgrimage Experience

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The development of Saudia Hajj and Umrah and its recent achievements showcase Saudi Arabia’s commitment to enhancing the pilgrimage experience. 

Saudia Hajj and Umrah are paving the way for a more enriching and convenient pilgrimage journey by providing high-quality services and leveraging technology. This is a significant stride in Saudi Arabia’s ongoing efforts to offer top-tier services to pilgrims from across the globe.

The future of pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia looks promising, and Saudia Hajj and Umrah are at the forefront of this exciting journey.

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