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Name: AERO ASIA INTERNATIONAL
7JetSet7 Code: ASU
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: ORIENT
City: KARACHI
Country: PAKISTAN
Employees 1142
Web: aeroasia.com
Email: info@aeroasia.com
Telephone: +97 14 2697789
Fax: +97 14 2693463
Sita: KHISZE4
Background
(definitions)

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ASU-MAY05-A
ASU-OCT05-A

ESTABLISHED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1993. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
47-E/1 BLOCK 6, P.E.C.H.S.
KARACHI 75400, PAKISTAN

Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) was established in 1947, it covers an area of 796,095 sq km, its population is 144 million, its capital city is Islamabad, and its official languages are Urdu and English.

APRIL 1998: CURRENTLY OPERATES 1 707-320C (20022), EX-JARO ROMANIAN AIRLINES, COMTRAN INTERNATIONAL (CII), CALIFORNIA, USA, WET-LEASED. SERVICES LAHORE TO INDIA AND TO SHARJAH, (UAE). PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL 727, & 737-200'S.

492 EMPLOYEES.

SERVICES TO PESHAWAR, ISLAMABAD, SUKKUR, FAISALABAD, BISHKEK, & MULTAN.

JUNE 1998: 1 737-300, EX-AIR MALAWI (MAL).

JULY 1998: OK FOR DUBAI - ISLAMABAD, DUBAI - LAHORE, DUBAI - KARACHI, & SHARJAH - PESHAWAR.

FEBRUARY 1999: 737-400, PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS) LEASED. 737-209, TRANSMILE (TML) WET-LEASED FOR SERVICE TO DUBAI. ON FUSELAGE "WE MAKE TRAVEL AFFORDABLE."

APRIL 1999: 1,198 EMPLOYEES. (http://www.aeroasia.net).

SITA: KHIDDE4.

NOVEMBER 1999: PLANS SERVICE KARACHI/PESHAWAR - ABU DHABI, AND ISLAMABAD & LAHORE - AL AIN.

JANUARY 2000: YAKOVLEV Y-42D (452042301017, RA-42433) DELIVERY.

FEBRUARY 2000: 737-209 (23796) RETURNED TO TRANSMILE (TML).

APRIL 2000: 1,142 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 22 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 85 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 89 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

(aeroasia@cyber.net.pk).

MAY 2000: 2 YAK-42'S (4520422708304, RA-42345, TULPAR LEASED; 4520423914340, RA-42374, KAZAN AIR ENTERPRISE LEASED).

SEPTEMBER 2000: 1 YAK-42D (4520423914340, RA-42374), NOW LEASED FROM TATARSTAN (TAK).

APRIL 2001: 1,142 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 22 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 85 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 89 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

MAY 2001: 1 YAK-42D (452043219110, RA-42417), ASTRAKHAN LEASED.

JULY 2001: NEGOTIATING TO LEASE 3 727-200'S.

OCTOBER 2001: 1 YAK-42D (4520422219089, RA-32415), ASTRAKHAN LEASED.

APRIL 2002: 1,142 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 22 FLIGHT CREW (FC); & 89 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

MAIN BASE: KARACHI - QAID-E-AZAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KHI).

HUB: DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (DXB).

OWNERS: TABANI FAMILY (100%).

August 2002: 1 Yak-42D (4520422219089, RA-42415), Tulpar leased.

October 2002: Yak-42D (4520424402148, RA-42325), returned to Remaex.

November 2002: Yak-42D (4520424711397, RA-42354), Chelyabinsk (CSK) leased.

March 2003: 1,142 employees (including 22 Flight Crew (FC), 85 Cabin Attendants (CA), & 22 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

(http://www.aeroasia.com). (info@aeroasia.com).

1 DC-9-51, 125 PAX and 1 MD-83, 157 PAX deliveries.

March 2003: 1,142 employees (including 22 Flight Crew (FC), 85 Cabin Attendants (CA), & 89 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

SITA: KHISZE4.

October 2004: MD-83 (49390, UR-CEL), Khors Air (KHO) wet-leased.

December 2004: 737-2T5 (22632, EX-632), Phoenix Aviation (PHX) wet-leased (again).

July 2005: 1,142 employees.

August 2005: Due to inability of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to meet increased demand, the Pakistan government opened up air routes to the USA, UK, and Scandinavia for the nation's private airlines Aero Asia (ASU), Shaheen Air (SHK) and AirBlue (ABU), who had been limited to Gulf and ASEAN destinations.

April 2006: Aero Asia International (ASU) is a private carrier operating jet airplane services to destinations in Pakistan and to the neighboring Gulf states.

(IATA) Code: E4 - 532. (ICAO) Code: RSO (Callsign - AERO ASIA).

Parent/organization/shareholders: Tabani family (100%).

Main Base: Karachi Quaid-e-Azam International airport (KHI).

Domestic, Destinations: Faisalabad; Islamabad; Karachi; Lahore; Multan; & Peshawar.

International, Destinations: Abu Dhabi; Al Ain; Doha; Dubai; & Muscat.

June 2006: The Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan has suspended domestic and international operations of Aero Asia (ASU), because of non-payment of their dues, however, the airline said that flight operations had resumed, as it made a partial payment with the remaining amount due in 10 - 15 days.

May 2007: Suspended all flights.

Fleet:
(definitions)

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ASU-737-209
ASU-737-2T5
ASU-DC-9-51
ASU-MD-82

May 2007:

0 707-321B (JT3D-3B) (774-20022, /68 YR-JCB), EX-(JAR), (CII) WET-LSD, (JAR) MAINT. RTND.

1 737-2Q8 (JT8D-15 HK) (642-21960, /80 EX-006), (PHX) LSD 2002-12. 8C, 112Y.

1 737-2T5 (JT8D-15) (847-22632, /82 EX-632), (PHX) LSD 2002-09. (AGAIN) 2004-11. 8C, 112Y.

0 737-209 (JT8D) (1420-23796), RTND (TML) 2000-02.

1 737-275 (JT8D-9A HK) (627-21819, /80 AP-BHU), 2005-04. 8Y, 112Y.

0 737-281 (JT8D-9A) (262-20450, /70 EX-450; 266-20451, /70 EX-451), (PHX) WET-LSD 2001-12. RTND. 8C, 112Y.

0 737-300 (CFM56-3), EX-(AML), RTND.

0 737-400 (CFM56-3), (PGS) LSD. RTND.

1 DC-9-51 (JT8D-17) (787-47657, /75 UR-BYL), (KHO) WET-LSD 2003-05. 8C, 122Y.

1 DC-9-51 (JT8D-17A HK) (890-47772, /78 UR-CBV), (KHO) WET-LSD 2004-04, 8C, 122Y.

1 DC-9-51 (JT8D-17A HK) (980-48134, /81 UR-CCK), (KHO) WET-LSD 2004-11, 8C, 122Y.

1 MD-82 (JT8D-217A) (1352-49490, /87 UR-CBN), (KHO) WET-LSD 2005-07. 14C, 127Y.

0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1269-49390, /86 UR-CEL), (KHO) WET-LSD 2004-10. RTND. 157Y.

0 ROMBAC 111 (SPEY 512-14DW) (401, /82 AP-BFC; 404, /85 AP-BFD; 406, /86 AP-BFE; 407, /87 AP-BFF), (2 EX-(TRM), 1 EX-(ROA). RTRD 4.104Y.

1 YAK-42 (4520423914340, RA-42374), (TAK) LSD 2000-09.

0 YAK-42 (D-36) (4520422708304, /87 RA-42345), TULPAR LSD 2000-05, RTND 2005-11.

0 YAK-42D (D-36) (452042301017, /93 RA-42433, 12/99; 452043219110, /92 RA-42417, ASTRAKHAN LSD 2001-05, RTND TULPAR 8/04). 4520422219089, /92 RA-42415, ASTRAKHAN LEASED 2001-10, TULPAR LSD 2002-08. 4520424402148, RA-42325, REMEX LSD 2002-01, RTND 2002-10. 4520424711397, /87 RA-42354 (CSK) LSD 2002-11; RTND TULPAR 2004-01. 114Y.

Management:
(definitions)

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ASU-CEO
ASU-CHMN
ASU-COO
ASU-DMD
ASU-V CHMN

MOHAMMED YAQUB TABANI, CHAIRMAN.

MOHAMMED AZAM TABANI, VICE CHAIRMAN.

ABDUL RAUF TABANI, VICE CHAIRMAN.

KHURSHEED ANWAR, MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

HAIDER JALAL, DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR.

HUMZA TABANI, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (COO).

ADNAN TABANI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

ZAHID RAZA, AVIATION ADVISOR.

AVM (R) MOHAMMAD ABID RAO, DIRECTOR AVIATION SERVICES.

CAPTAIN MORGAN FELIX, FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR (KHIDOE4),
(aeroasia@cyber.net.pk).

CAPTAIN STEFAN CONSTANTINESCU, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS.

KAMALUDDIN HUSSAIN, DIRECTOR MARKETING.

SYED TARIQ ALI, DIRECTOR PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT & COORDINATION.

MUHAMMAD YOUSAF, DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION, PERSONNEL & SECURITY.

MUHAMMAD ILYAS MAJEED, CHIEF ENGINEER (aeroasia@cyber.net.pk).

SCHAMES-UL-HAQ, DIVISION MANAGER FLIGHT OPERATIONS.

MOHIN ALI MEERZA, CORPORATE MANAGER ENGINEERING.

MUHAMMAD QASIM MASOOD, MANAGER SAFETY (aeroasia@cyber.net.pk).

SYED MUHAMMAD NASIM, MANAGER QUALITY CONTROL (QC).

 
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