Senegal has chosen Air Europa for pilgrimages to Mecca

Senegal has chosen the Spanish carrier Air Europa for the 2010 pilgrimages to Mecca, the West African country’s Transports Ministry announced on Monday.Air Europa were chosen among seven candidate companies, the Senegalese ministry said, adding that the air ticket has been set at 1.1 million FCFA (2,200 U. S. dollars).

In 2009, more than 10,000 Senegalese went on pilgrimages to the Islamic holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, with half of the pilgrims taking Air Europa flights to Senegal-Mecca.

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