The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced the participation of seven airlines in this year’s HAJJ. Flynas (a Saudi low-cost carrier), Airpeace Airlines, Max Air, Azman Air, Arik Air, Aero Contractors, and Valuejet are among the airlines involved. The chairman stated that the participating airlines were chosen after approval from the president when unveiling them on April 7, 2023. He went on to say that Arik Air and Valuejet will transport pilgrims from tour operators, while others will transport pilgrims from the FCT and the 36 states of the federation.
Also, the inaugural flight will take place on the 21st of May 2023 as earlier announced.