The program is designed for candidates who aspire Aviation education as well as an opportunity to develop strong business and management skills after their higher-secondary education. The program shall equip candidates with the knowledge of the various aspects of aviation industry both locally and globally and instill strong business acumen for a successful and ever lucrative aviation career.

The Industry

The aviation industry in Pakistan is dramatically growing. There is a remarkable increase in people travelling through air in Pakistan. According to statistics more than 20 million passengers travelled through air in Pakistan in 2017 versus 16 million in 2016. IATA reports compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.9% in passenger traffic growth which is twice the world projections for all other regions. The bilateral open-skies policy of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Pakistan and the CPEC induced development of infrastructure has spurred the international airlines to operate through corridors of the national air space. The international passenger traffic crossed 12 million passengers in Pakistan versus 8 million in 2014 with a CAGR of 7.1%. The Indian and Brazilian domestic markets will grow at 6.9% and 5.4% respectively. The Growth in air travel is pushing new airport upgrades and new construction in Islamabad, Multan, Sialkot and Gwadar. Islamabad ranks 2nd in Air Passenger Traffic.

There are seven new airlines which have requested for license to start their operations from CAA. These include

Liberty Air

Go Green Airways

Askari Air Pakistan

United Airways Pakistan

Air Sial

Afeef Zara Airways

Bhoja (under the new name)

There has been a significant growth in Cargo and Freight; 62.5 mT (2017) from 42 mT (2007 globally. Locally, the growth has been 3 times faster than the regional industry which has led to the erection of the largest and fully automated warehouse in Karachi Airport.

Careers in Aviation Industry

More jobs are opening up in Airport Operations, Airline Management, Flight Operations, Air navigation, Cargo and Freight Management, Ticketing and Reservations, Food & Beverages/Catering, Travel and Tourism and other Support Services in Pakistan. Globally there are estimated to be more than 62 million jobs which include almost 10 million aviation direct jobs.

Semester I

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
BA 113 Introduction to Computer Applications   2-0-2
AF 102 Financial Accounting I 3-0-3
BA 151 Principles of Management 3-0-3
HU 101 Communication Skills 3-0-3
HU 125 Pakistan Studies & Global Perspective 2-0-2
PY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3-0-3
  Total   17

Number of Courses = 6 Credit Hours = 17

Semester II

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
BA 112 Financial Accounting II BA 111 3-0-3
BA 131 Microeconomics 3-0-3
MK 101 Principles of Marketing 3-0-3
HU 102 Skillful Reading and Writing HU101 3-0-3
MA 104 Business Mathematics 3-0-3
HU 214 Introduction to Sociology 3-0-3
  Total   18

Number of Courses = 6 Credit Hours = 18

Semester III

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
AM 200 Introduction to Aviation Management - 3-0-3
BA 232 Macroeconomics 3-0-3
AM 205 Aircraft General Knowledge AF 102 3-0-3
AM 231 Airport Marketing 3-0-3
HU 205 Business Communication 3-0-3
AF 251 Introduction to Business Finance 3-0-3
  Total   18

Number of Courses = 6 Credit Hours = 18

Semester IV

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
MA 205 Business Statistics 3-0-3
AM 222 Aviation Meteorology - 3-0-3
AM 212 Airport Operations - 3-0-3
AM 239 International Organizations in Aviation - 3-0-3
AM 239 Ethical Issues in Aviation - 3-0-3
HU 124 Islamic Studies & Ethics - 2-0-2
  Total   17

Number of Courses = 6 Credit Hours = 17

Semester V

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
AM 346 Human Factors in Aviation - 3-0-3
AM 322 Aviation Maintenance Management - 3-0-3
HR 301 Human Resource Management BA 151 3-0-3
AM 306 Aviation Law - 3-0-3
AM 306 Introduction to Flight Operations - 3-0-3
AM 306 Management of Air Cargo -  
  Total   18

Number of Courses = 6 Credit Hours = 18

Semester VI

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
AF 345 Managerial Accounting and Cost Control AF 103 3-0-3
AM 307 Airline Operations and Management AF 252 3-0-3
AM 323 Aviation Security Management - 3-0-3
AM 330 Airline Marketing MK 101 3-0-3
AM 334 Aviation Economics - 3-0-3
AM 459 Summer Internship Compulsory but Non- Credit
  Total   15

Number of Courses = 5 Credit Hours = 15

Semester VII

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
AM 453 Airline Finance   3-0-3
BA 252 Organizational Behavior 3-0-3
BA 463 Business Research Methods - 3-0-3
BA — Elective I 3-0-3
BA — Elective II 3-0-3
  Total   15

Number of Courses = 5 Credit Hours = 15

Semester VIII

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hrs(Theory – Lab – Credits)
AM 497 Final Year Project - 3-0-3
AM 481 Safety Management System - 3-0-3
AM 447 Strategic Management in Airlines 3-0-3
AM — Elective III 3-0-3
AM — Elective IV 3-0-3
  Total   15

Number of Courses = 5 Credit Hours = 15

Minimum 50% marks in intermediate or Equivalent

Admission Test

BS Aviation Management at a Glance

4 Years – 8 Semesters

136 Credit Hrs.

25 Aviation Management Courses

20 Business Management Courses

02 Aviation Specializations

08 Week Summer Internship

Final year Project

Final Project

The project provides real-world business consulting experience preferably in aviation industry

Great Opportunity to apply theoretical foundation in a management context.

Summer Internship

Eight-week internship during summer vacations

Opportunity to understand corporate environment