Female Flying Alone

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Q: With today’s speedy means of transport, can an adult female travel between cities without a mahram where the flight time is less than 2 to 3 hours?

A. The criterion is not the time it takes to travel but the distance travelled, and that distance according to the Jurists is approximately 77.7 km.

Allah Ta’aala knows best.

Moulana Yusuf Laher
Checked by: Mufti Siraj Desai

This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Siraj Desai of Darul-Uloom Abubakr, South Africa.

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