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Name: PEARL AIR
7JetSet7 Code: PRA
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: ORIENT
City: KARACHI
Country: PAKISTAN
Employees 7
Web: pearlair.com.pk
Email: info@pearlair.com.pk
Telephone: +92 21 455 10 45
Fax: +92 21 452 69 91
Sita:
Background
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PRA-LOGO

Formed in 2003 and started operations in 2004. Domestic, & regional, charter, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.

Address:
46-K, Block 6, P E C H S
Karachi, Pakistan

Address HQ:
504 Park Avenue
Shahrah-e-Faisal
Karachi 75350, 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.

(http://www.pearlair.com.pk).

January 2004: 737-291 (21509, EX-041), ex-United Airlines (UAL), bought from LJH Management.

January 2006: Yasir Ahmed, Head Technology, worked in Corporate Information Technology (IT) Sales sector in Europe and has worked for leading software houses in Pakistan. Group Captain Fahim Baig, Director Administration.

March 2006: Air Marshal Salim Arshad, Executive Chairman.

Is looking to acquire a small fleet of used A320's or A321's, wet-leased for a minimum of 5 years, or purchased to operate scheduled domestic jet airplane services to Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, & Quetta.

Had applied for its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) on January 9th 2006, and plans to commence operations in the second quarter.

May 2006: Zainuddin Akhtar joins Pearl Air (PRA) management.

Fleet:
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April 2014:

1 737-291 (JT8D-9A HK) (521-21509, /78 EX-041), EX-(UAL), BF LJH MANAGEMENT 2004-01. 8C, 95Y.

Management:
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AIR MARSHAL SALIM ARSHAD, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN (2006-03) (salim.arshad@pearlair.com.pk).
Air Marshal Salim Arshad, was former vice chief of the Pakistan Air force and Director General (DG) of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). He brings with him valuable experience both from the military and Civil Aviation Sector (CAS).

M ARSHAD JALIL, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

MUSTAFA S ANSARI, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (COO). (mfansari@pearlair.com.pk).

ZAINUDDIN AKHTAR, MANAGING DIRECTOR (2006-05).
Mr Zain uddin Akhtar has vast aviation experice along with him which is going to be extensively beneficial for Pearl Air (PRA). He is an ex-PAF officer and has been advisor to Royal Saudi Airforce and MODA (Ministry of Defence & Aviation) & Personal Advisor to HRH (His Royal Highness) Price Bandar Al Faisal, s/o Late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia.

KASHIF-UR-REHMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. (kashif.rehman@pearlair.com.pk).

MANZOOR JILANI, DIRECTOR FINANCE. (manzoor.jilani@pearlair.com.pk).

CAPTAIN AFTAB ZIA MALIK, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (aftabzia@pearlair.com.pk).

GROUP CAPATAIN FAHIM BAIG, DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION (2006-01).
Group Captain (R) Fahim Baig was primarily an Air force officer, who served the air force for 27 years and attained the rank group captain prior to retirement, during which, he served the joint staff headquarters; 4 years as ADC (Aid-de-camp) to the chairman joint chief, followed by a long tenure of about 7 years at the Sindh governors house in the capacity of military secretary to the governor of Sindh. He also served as principal staff officer to the director general CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) after retirement.

GROUP CAPTAIN SCHAMES-UL-HAQUE, CHIEF PILOT & GENERAL MANAGER OPERATIONS. (schames@pearlair.com.pk).

IRSHAD UL HAQ SHAHID, GENERAL MANAGER ENGINEERING. (irshad_pal@pearlair.com.pk).

SYED YASIR SALEEM AHMED, GENERAL MANAGER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) (yasir@pearlair.com.pk) (2006-01).
Mr Yasir Ahmed joined Pearl Air (PRA) as Technology Head. Mr Yasir is foreign educated and has experience of working in Corporate Information Technology (IT) Sales sector in Europe and he has also worked with leading Software houses in Pakistan.

MUFTI SHABAHAT HUSAIN, GENERAL MANAGER FLIGHT SERVICES. (mufti@pearlair.com.pk).

MIRZA KAMRAN ALI KHAN, GENERAL MANAGER MARKETING & SALES. (ackamran@pearlair.com.pk).

ZULFIQAR ALI, GENERAL MANAGER PASSENGER SERVICES. (zulfiqar@pearlair.com.pk).

 
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