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Emirates to increase flights to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan

Emirates Airlines will be adding 73 additional flights to Jeddah and Madinah to facilitate passengers going to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan for Umrah. Religious tourism is at its peak between Ramadan and Hajj and the addition of 73 extra flights will help Emirates transport passengers from across its network to Saudi Arabia. Usually there is a big influx of Ramadan visitors to Makkah and Madinah from Indonesia, Malaysia and Pakistan. Many pilgrims from the United Kingdom and North America will also be facilitated by this service.

The extra flights will begin from July 20 and continue thru September 1 2012.

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