Should I Shorten My Prayers in a Plane That Has Landed?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum When person travels by plane, can he still shorten his prayers when the plane lands at the runway if the Airport is within one’s home city limits? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you cannot shorten your prayers within your home city. A traveller continues to […]

Can I Travel by Plane Without a Mahram?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalamu alaykum I am willing to study in a city that is 50 minutes by plane away from my family. When I will there I’ll be residing in a very safe place. Is it permissible for a woman to fly a distance of about 350 miles (50 minutes) alone? […]

Can I Pray on a Plane?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is it okay to pray Witr in a plane even if one knows they will reach their destination before fajr, out of fear that by the time they complete prayer at the airport, they might not have enough time to cross immigration and get their luggage (provided […]

Is It Permissible to Pray in a Moving Vehicle? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: What is the ruling for praying in a moving vehicle such as a train or airplane? Answer: Assalamu ‘alaykum, I pray that you are well. Voluntary Prayers while Traveling While traveling, it is permissible to perform voluntary prayers while sitting in a moving vehicle. If it is possible to […]