Dedicated services launched at DXB for Hajj travel during Eid

Dedicated services launched at DXB for Hajj travel during Eid

Saudia will be operating the first official Hajj flight from DXB Terminal 1 on 22 June 2023

Dedicated counters have been allocated at check-in, passport control and security to ease congestion during the busy Hajj season this Eid. Special departure gates have also been arranged for accommodating Hajj flights.

With busy travel expected, Mohammed Al Marzouqi, Head of the Hajj Committee at Dubai airport, urged all travellers to arrive at Dubai International (DXB) four hours before their scheduled flight departure to complete all travel procedures comfortably. 

Al Marzouqi also advised Hajj travellers to ensure the validity of all their travel documents, including passport, Emirates ID and Hajj permit prior to arriving at the airport.


"It will get quite busy in the coming weeks as the Hajj season coincides with the summer travel peak, but the teams at DXB have completed the necessary planning and preparation to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests,” he said.

For those travelling with families, children over the age of 12 can use Smart Gates to speed up the passport control process. Passengers are also advised that weighing luggage at home.

Friends and families using private vehicles are advised to use the airport’s designated car parks or valet service to receive passengers as access to the arrivals forecourt in Terminals 1 and 3 is limited to only public transport and other authorised airport vehicles.

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