BS Aviation Management

Program Overview

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.

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks in intermediate or Equivalent
  • Admission Test

Program Structure (Tentative)

Semester 1
  • Financial Accounting-I
  • Principles of Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Introduction to Computer Applications
  • Introduction to Psychology
Semester 2
  • Financial Accounting-II
  • Microeconomics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Skillful Reading and Writing
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Sociology
Semester 3
  • Aviation English
  • Introduction to Aviation
  • Physics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Communication (New)
  • Introduction to Business Finance
Semester 4
  • Business Statistics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Weather and Meteorology
  • Business Ethics
  • Airport Design and Operations
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
Semester 5
  • Aeronautical Decision Making
  • Aviation Maintenance Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Introduction to Flight Operations
  • Management of Air Cargo
Semester 6
  • Aviation Marketing
  • Aviation Security Management
  • Managerial Accounting and Cost Control
  • Islamic Studies
  • Business Research Methods
  • Aviation Economics
Semester 7
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Airline Finance
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Aviation Policy and Law
Semester 8
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4
  • Strategic Management in Airlines
  • Tax Management
  • Final Year Project


  • AM 491
  • AM 492
  • AM 493
  • AM 494
  • AM 495

Equipment Acquisition & Disposal
Transportation and Traffic Management
Warehousing and Distribution
International Shipping
Introduction to ALMS
  • AM 481
  • AM 482
  • AM 483
  • AM 484
  • AM 485
  • AM 486
Aircraft Instrumentation and Approach Procedures
VFR/IFR Communications
Mass and Balance
Aircraft Procedures and Systems Management
Flight Navigation and Simulation
Aero Engines and Propulsion systems
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