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Azman Air unveils flight schedules to restart lesser Hajj operations


Azman Air, one of the leading indigenous airline, has announced plan to restart lesser hajj (Umrah) flight operation beginning from September 11, 2021.

Unveiling the return of Umrah flight service on Wednesday in Kano, the President of Azman Air, Alh. Abdulmunuf Yunusa, disclosed that the airline is deploying it A340-600 series aircraft on direct route from Kano to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia twice weekly.


The president, who was represented by Azman Managing Director, Alh. Faisal Abdulmunaf, disclosed that the airline is fully prepared to return to international route after several months of COVID-19 pandemic interruption.

Abdulmunaf, who unveiled the new normal Umrah service during an interaction with travel agencies and members of Hajj and Umrah Tour Operators of Nigeria, explained that Azman is returning with premium package and safety standard for passengers satisfaction.

The president noted that the airline is bouncing back with renewed dedication, superior services and flexibility in line with best global standard.


He said the airline has committed to series of bilateral agreement on safety standard and compliance to protocol on COVID-19 while seeking corporation and understanding of esteemed passengers.

The manager director said the A340-600 Airbus unveiling for the Umrah operation has 409 passenger’s capacity and 60,000kg cargo strength has successfully passed through several integrity test and certified by relevant regulating agencies.


He used the occasion to informed the tour operators of impending incentives and flexibility service, while reminding of the competitive price of Azman Air ticket.

Earlier, the Vice Chairman, Association of Travel Agency, Northern zone, Alh. Abdulrazaq, applauded Azman for successful return to business after the impact of the pandemic. He therefore urged the airline to ensure hitch free service in the areas of logistic and welfare of passengers in line with the international best practice.


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