Where should I search for Airline and Aviation Jobs?

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.

What Airline Jobs are available in Pakistan?

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)

What websites in Pakistan list Airline Jobs?

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

What are the names of the airlines where I can find jobs in Pakistan?

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. Fly Jinnah – New Airlines. Will launch soon.
  6. Princely Jets
  7. Vision Air International – Based in Karachi and Dubai
  8. Air Falcon – Head Office in Lahore
  9. ASSL – Main Office located at Jinnah International Airport
  10. North Air – New Airlines focused on Tourist routes. Will launch soon.
  11. Alvir Airways – New Airlines with a Tourism License.
  12. Emirates
  13. Etihad
  14. flydubai
  15. Air Arabia
  16. Flynas
  17. Saudia Airlines
  18. SaudiGulf Airlines
  19. Qatar Airways
  20. Oman Air
  21. SalamAir
  22. Kuwait Airways
  23. Gulf Air
  24. SriLankan
  25. Turkish Airlines
  26. Thai Airways
  27. Singapore Airlines
  28. China Airlines Pakistan
  29. British Airways Pakistan
  30. Virgin Atlantic

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.

Have new Airlines in Pakistan started hiring?

There are currently a few companies namely: Afeef Zara Airways, Askari Air, Q Airlines, Jet 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.

What are the most asked questions about finding jobs in the aviation sector?

Where can I find jobs at flying clubs in Pakistan?

Individuals looking for jobs in flying clubs and schools in Pakistan can seek information from the following companies:

Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy 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.

What universities offer graduation degrees, so that I can get a job in the Aviation sector?

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

What are the names of ground handling and cargo companies in Pakistan, where I can find a job?

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. FlySky Aviation
  5. Gerry’s Dnata
  6. Askari Aviation Services
  7. Air Blue
  8. Virgin Atlantic Lahore (Managed by Gerry’s Dnata)

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.

What are the names of Airports in Pakistan, where I can find a job?

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