Airline and Aviation Jobs in Pakistan

The commercial aviation sector in Pakistan is booming. It has created thousands of new opportunities for people looking for airline and airport jobs in the country; specifically in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Peshawar and Quetta.

Both experienced and fresh graduates from universities should read this page. The job market situation of the Airline and Aviation industry is very fluid, and things can keep changing with time, depending upon the demand and supply scenario of the available human resource.

This webpage also lists the names of top airlines, for individuals, searching for jobs in the Middle East region; places such as Riyadh, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Doha, Muscat, Kuwait and Manama.

Vacancies

Available Positions
President and CEO
Vice President
General Manager
General Manager Commercial Activities
General Manager Finance
General Manager Operations
Director Sales and Marketing
Director Communications
Director Human Resources
Director Flight Safety
Director Flight Operations
Director Ground Operations
Director Maintenance
Director Information Systems
Manager Sales and Marketing
Airlines Station Manager
Ground Handling Staff
Airline Captains
Airline First Officers
Flight Attendants or cabin crew (stewards/stewardesses)

Job Websites

This section lists important websites that can be accessed to search for jobs in the aviation sector.

Airline Career Pages

Here’s the list of all popular Airlines (Local and International) operating in Pakistan, along with the links to their respective career pages.

  1. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
  2. Airblue
  3. SereneAir 
  4. AirSial – New airline headquartered in Sialkot
  5. Princely Jets
  6. Vision Air International – Based in Karachi and Dubai
  7. Air Falcon – Head Office in Lahore
  8. ASSL – Main Office located at Jinnah International Airport
  9. Emirates
  10. Etihad
  11. flydubai
  12. Air Arabia
  13. Flynas
  14. Saudia Airlines
  15. SaudiGulf Airlines
  16. Qatar Airways
  17. Oman Air
  18. SalamAir
  19. Kuwait Airways
  20. Gulf Air
  21. SriLankan
  22. Turkish Airlines
  23. Thai Airways
  24. Singapore airlines
  25. China Airlines
  26. British Airways

Pakistan International Airlines (PIAC) has a slow-loading career webpage on its official website. Most of their recruitment is done through advertisements posted in national newspapers (Dawn, Jang, The News International, Dailytimes, The Express Tribune, and The Nation). Government jobs are very hard to get in a country like Pakistan, and require going through a considerable number of stages.

Shaheen Air has stopped its operations in the country. [Media report]

Air Indus never started its operations, though they still have their website up.

Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) regularly posts fresh job opportunities on this page.

New Airlines

There are currently a few companies namely: Afeef Zara Airways, Askari Air, Go Green, K2 Airways, and Liberty Air, that have shown an intention to start commercial aviation operations in the country. So far, none have become operational. We’ll update this section, if any positive news comes about.

Popular Questions

Flying Clubs and Schools

Individuals looking to learn how to become pilots can seek information from the following list of flying clubs and schools operating in the country.

Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force have their own respective aviation schools for non-fighter flying courses (helicopters etc.) for commissioned officers. Please visit their websites for further guidance.

For investors who wish to open up their own flying school in Pakistan, please refer to CAA guidelines pertaining to acquiring the required license.

Aviation Management Degrees

There are many universities in Pakistan that offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aviation management (BBA and MBA).

Ground Handling and Cargo Companies

At this time, there are 6 ground handling agents (firms) registered with the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority that have a license to provide services such as Traffic Rights and Clearances, Ground Support, Flight Dispatch and Planning, Fuel Services, Air Charters Brokerage, and Cargo.

These companies are always looking out for fresh graduates, as well as experienced staff. Please visit their official websites to apply online.

  1. Pakistan International Airlines
  2. Royal Airport Services
  3. Shaheen Airport Services
  4. Gerry’s Dnata
  5. Askari Aviation Services
  6. Air Blue

Intermediate companies like Sky Wings (PVT) Limited can provide similar services in partnership with licensed operators.

Similarly, foreign companies like Cargolux also operate in the country.

Airports in Pakistan

Pakistan has several airports located in all important cities across the nation. Visit their websites for links to job sections.