A total of 75,870 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims returned home by 98 Hajj flights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and 106 Hajj flights of Saudi Arabian Airlines till Friday.
Return flights were to continue till September 26, Hajj office sources said in Dhaka on Friday.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate 172 return Hajj flights till September 25, the sources added.
According to the office, a total of 127,298 people, including members of Hajj management, went to Saudi Arabia by 371 Hajj flights to perform the holy Hajj this year.
This year, 126 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims, including 21 women, died in Saudi Arabia.
Among them, 79 died in Makkah, 14 in Madinah, five in Jeddah, 18 in Mina and 10 in Arafat, said the Makkah Hajj office.