Arrivals, Departures

[Ahmedabad, November 12. Image via Getty]

A young Indian woman wipes her eyes after seeing off a relative at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad on November 12, 2009. A first batch from Gujarat state of more than 400 pilgrims left for Mecca in Saudi Arabia, with about 160,000 Indian Muslims expected to undertake the Haj pilgrimage this year, either with government assistance or through private tour operators. AFP PHOTO/ Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)