National Hajj Commission of Nigeria – NAHCON has commenced the screening of air carriers for 2019 Hajj airlift.
The commission, on Tuesday, inaugurated a 32-man screening committee to assess the application forms from air carriers.
According to a statement by NAHCON’s Head, Public Affairs Division, Fatima Sanda about seven air carriers applied for the 2019 Hajj airlift exercise.
The statement said the exercise was to ensure suitable passenger air carriers and cargo freighters are selected for 2019 Hajj season.
The Chairman of the Commission Abdullahi Mukhtar admonished the committee members to insist for the best services on behalf of the pilgrims.
Mukhtar also urged them to remain guided by the criteria crafted together by different sister sectors of government in determining those carriers that will qualify for the slots.