Star Air Aviation

Star Air Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded July, 2000
Hubs Jinnah International Airport
Focus cities Allama Iqbal International Airport
Dubai International Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 7
Headquarters Karachi, Pakistan
Key people Mr. Ahsan Urooj Khan, Mr. Arshad Urooj Khan, and Mr. Ghualm Hussain Khan

Star Air Aviation is a cargo airline based in Karachi, Pakistan. It operates to many cities in Pakistan including Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. It is also a large ground handling agent providing facilities to commercial, corporate and private airlines operating to and from Pakistan.


Star Air Aviation (SAA) was formed from several aviation veterans in July 2000 in Karachi. It became a member of the IATA Ground Handling Council,[1] which allowed the company to expand its facilities to cargo, chartered and private airlines that operated to and from Pakistan. The company also launched its own cargo airline which allowed the company to airlift cargo to several destinations abroad as well as locally.

Airline Academy

Star Air Aviation established Academy of Aviation Excellence (AAE) in 2011 to train airline staff. The AAE campuses are located in Karachi and Lahore. Currently AAE is providing the aviation industry with aircraft licensed Engineers (AMEL) courses i.e. EASA B1/B2, with many other commercial courses including ground and traffic handling, dangerous goods regulations, train the trainee, aviation legislation and human traffic.[2]


According to the IATA and the official website, the firm provides the following services:[3]

  • Representation
  • Administration
  • Supervision
  • Cargo handling
  • Passenger Services
  • Support Services
  • Ramp Services
  • Security
  • Load control
  • Comms and Ops
  • Aircraft Maintenance



The Star Air Aviation fleet includes the following aircraft (as of January 2010):

Star Air Aviation Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Notes
Boeing 727-200F 1 0
Cessna 402 1 0
Dornier Do 28 1 0
Total 3 0


  1. Company: Star Air Aviation (PVT) Ltd. Archived 29 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. Academy of Aviation Excellence
  3. and IATA: Star Air Aviation Company Information Archived 29 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. Company: Star Air Aviation (PVT) Ltd.
  5. Company: Star Air Aviation (PVT) Ltd.
  6. Company: Star Air Aviation (PVT) Ltd.
  7. Company: Star Air Aviation (PVT) Ltd.

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