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NEWS AND EVENTS
April 26, 2012
Uzbekistan\'s national airline transported over 4,000 passengers within \"Umrah\" program
Uzbekistan Airways has successfully completed the \"Umrah\" program.

Pilgrims from different regions of the country who wanted to go on minor pilgrimage were transported to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Boeing-757/767. To run the program, flights of which lasted about six hours, a special working group was arraigned, highly qualified specialists were involved.

The program included more than 20 flights that carried more than four thousand passengers, most of whom are elderly people that need special attention. For this purpose, separate reception, customs and border control were organized, telescopic ladders were used for the boarding. The meals were also specially prepared and consisted of \'Halol\' meat, hot and cold snacks, dried fruits, salads and sweets. (Source: UzReport.com)


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