Afsar Malik: Top Aviation Consultant in Pakistan

  • CAA License Provision for Airlines Operations (Air Operator Certificate- AOC), including eradicating any problems with a pending or current Airline license with CAA Pakistan
  • Regulatory and technical assistance in the purchase of new and used jets for private and commercial use
  • Safety Management System Protocol for Military and Commercial Aircraft
  • Airline Business (Regular Public Transport)
  • Charter Operations (Passengers/Cargo)
  • Commuter Operations
  • Air Taxi Service
  • Flying Schools
  • Commercial Airports
  • Private Airports
  • Application of National Aviation Policy (Govt. of Pakistan)
  • Regulatory requirements for Commercial Air Transport License
  • Air Transport Regulations (Relevant CA Rules 1994 and ANOs)
  • Application of Public/Private Air Law
  • Air Passenger Rights Consultancy in Pakistan
  • Complete assistance for the revival of dormant/stagnant Aviation Companies

Mr. Afsar Malik, Pakistan’s leading Aviation Consultant, provides airlines and aviation consultancy services to interested investors in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.

About Afsar Malik (Lead Aviation Consultant)


Career Highlights

After 14 years of service in Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy as an Aviator, Joined Civil Aviation Authority in 1987 as an Air Traffic Controller. Summary of Experience in Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority is as follows:

  • Airport Manager Islamabad Airport: 14 July 2015 to 10 May 2016
  • Staff Officer to SAPM : July 2014 to July 2015
  • Airport Manager JIAP: June 2013 to June 2014
  • G.M. Economic Oversight: 5 years (2008-2013)
  • GM Consumer Protection: 4 years (2008-2011) and (2016)
  • C.M. Air Transport Bilaterals: 6 years (2002-2008)
  • Air Traffic Controller: 15 years (1987-2002)


Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management Sciences
2008 – 2009

BSc. Peshawar University (PAF Academy Risalpur)
Bachelor’s degree, Aero Sciences
1976 – 1978

Pakistan Institute of Management Karachi
16 Weeks Diploma Course in Human Resource Management (2010)
16 Weeks Diploma course in Accounts and Finance from PIM (2011)

Professional Courses

Certificate COURSES

Air Navigation Services
  • 40 weeks, Tower, Approach and Area Control Procedure Course from CATI Hyderabad Pakistan (1988)
  • 12 weeks Area and Approach Radar Control from CATI Hyderabad Pakistan (1993)
  • 4 weeks Instructional Techniques Course, from Civil Aviation Training Institute Hyderabad (1995)
  • ICAO Performance based Navigation  (PBN) course (2013)
  • Performance Based Navigation by Riis Johansen UAE (2010)
  • Aerodrome Certification conducted by COSCAP-South Asia (2010)
  • Aviation Safety Management System (SMS) course (2012)
  • ICAO State Safety Programme (SSP) conducted by ICAO (2010)
  • Airport Management, from Schiphole Airport Amsterdam Netherlands (1991)
  • 1991 Junior Airport Management, from CATI Hyderabad Pakistan (1991)
  • Airline Marketing from IATA Singapore (2011)
  • ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 Lead Auditor Course (2009)
  • Project Management from Sir Syed University Karachi Pakistan (2009)
  • Presentation Skills from PIM Karachi Pakistan (2003)
Air and Space Law

Attended workshop on introduction to Air and Space Law and International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Air and Space Law, conducted by McGill University at Macau from April 18 to April 21, 2007.

Flying Courses (Qualified)

Helicopter Conversion Course with Pakistan Army (1983).
Fighter Conversion Course from Pakistan Air Force (PAF  1979)
Basic Flying Training from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Risalpur (1978)
Primary Flying Training from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Risalpur (1977)


Air Transport Regulator

  • Bilaterals:
    • 2002 to 2007 as Corporate Manager Bilateral Air Services Agreements. Participated in a number of bilateral Air Services Agreement talks including UAE, Qatar, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Syria, Greece, Turkey, Jordan, Bahrain, Kyrgyzstan, EU (Brussels), Bangladesh, and African countries etc
  • Economic Over Sight:
    • 2008 to 2013 as Acting General Manager; developed the department itself from scratch and implemented it
  • Consumer Protection:
    • 2008 to 2013: As Acting General Manager developed Air Passenger Rights and implemented the same
  • National Aviation Policy:
    • 2006 to 2015: Developed National Aviation Policy in coordination with stake holders and implemented it

Airport Management

  • Airport Manager BBIAP Islamabad Airport from July 2015 to May 2016
  • Airport Manager JIAP Karachi (June 2013 to June 2014)
  • Airport Manager Saidu Sharif Airport (December 1991 to March 1993)

Air Navigation Services

  • Lahore:
    • 1988 to 1991 as Tower & Approach Procedure Controller/OJTI and Flight Information Service Officer (FIO)
    • 1993 to 1995 as Approach Radar / Procedure and Area Radar Controller / OJTI
  • Islamabad:
    • 1995 to 1999 Approach Radar / Procedure Controller / OJTI
  • Karachi ACC:
    • 1999 to 2002 Approach Radar / Area Radar / Procedure Controller / OJTI
    • 2013 to 2016 Aerodrome / Approach / Area Radar / Procedure Controller

Contact Muhammad Afsar Malik

I’m also the CEO of Tailwind Aviation Pvt. Ltd., that provides consultancy services to private and commercial concerns on matters pertaining to operating aviation business in Pakistan.

Get in touch with me using the contact details located here.