Flights and Allotments
Flight allotment will be intimated to the pilgrims 15 days in advance by SMS and Departure Intimation Card will be sent by post. The flight allotted can also be seen on the website . Pilgrims may note that they have to travel by the allotted flight as per schedule and requests from change in flight dates shall not be considered.
HCoI reserves the right to cancel or transfer the seats from one flight to another flight, if situation so warrants. The date given in Departure Intimation Card is tentative and the seat shall be confirmed only on the basis of availability of seats in a particular flight after reporting of the pilgrims in the Haj Camp Office at the Embarkation Point. Pilgrims are advised not to agitate in respect of flight date while reporting.
The pilgrims and their relatives must co-operate with the officials of the SHC and HCoI and maintain a decent behaviors. Misbehavior of the pilgrim or their relatives, with officials on duty in Haj Camp Office will attract legal action against them as also cancellation of Haj journey.
In case of flight delays / cancellations, the Airlines shall provide snacks / food / transit accommodation etc. as per the relevant laws / rules / conventions.
Pilgrims whose flight are confirmed but who do not report at the respective Embarkation Point / Airport at the scheduled flight time shall not be allowed to travel by any subsequent flight, except in unavoidable circumstances that too when sear is available and only on payment of one-way air fare.
Charter tickets are non transferable. All pilgrims are issued round-trip outward/inward tickets in specified flights on specified dates. No cancellation or change of transfer will therefore be allowed on return flights.
Commencement of Flights:
The flights to Madinah / Jeddah are likely to commence from 27.08.2014 and conclude on 28.09.2014
The return flights would commence from 09.10.2014 and conclude on 08.11.2014. The return boarding pass is issued to the pilgrims at the time of embarkation of outward journey itself. The dates of return journey from Jeddah / Madinah Munawwarah are allotted strictly in the order of pilgrims arrival at Madinah Munawwarah / Jeddah. Pilgrims are advised to note their return dates mentioned on the return boarding pass and report at Jeddah / Madinah Munawwarah Airport with (8) hours in advance of the departure time of their flight.
Although the date given on the return boarding pass is final, the pilgrims may confirm the same at Indian Haj Mission, Makkah Mukarramah or Indian Haj Mission, Madinah Munawwarah, in their own interest. If the pilgrims fail to reach Jeddah / Madinah Munawwarah airport in time and miss the specified flight, the HCoI shall not be responsible for their return journey and such pilgrims shall also not be entitled to any refund. Such pilgrims shall have to make their own arrangements, at their own risk and cost, for their return journey.