Airlines are "taking advantage'of hajj

Robertson, Edward
February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/6/2009, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growth of travel agents selling hajj and umrah tours. These agents are charging customers up to double against airlines' fees. The hajj is an Islamic pilgrimage taking tourists in some of the religion's most sacred sites in Saudi Arabia at the end of the year. The umrah is an additional pilgrimage that many Muslims undertake while on the hajj.


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