SHAHEEN AIR : Company Profile
SHAHEEN AIR :WHO ARE WE?
Shaheen Air International Limited (SAI) is established as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. It is mandated to carry on business of air transportation of passenger and cargo. It commenced its operations as the first Pakistani private airline in December,1993..
SHAHEEN AIR MISSION AND VISION
Having experimented with Airbus and Russian aircraft SAI is presently operating self owned 12 Boeing 737-200 work horse aircraft.
Expansion of Domestic operations to Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Sialkot and International Operations to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah,
Inter-line agreements with 25 foreign Carriers.
Ensuring high quality maintenance service.
Electronic reservation and departure system.
Providing better service to passengers and achieving an average of 83% seat factor.
Establishment of its own high quality flight kitchen.
Provision of in-house Cabin Crew training facility and personalized in flight service.
Enhancement of security, safety and human resources.
Re-branding the airline, its logo, tasteful livery of the aircraft and graceful uniform of the cabin crew.
Promoting Islamic values through free distribution of elegant literature to the valued customers.
Enhancing .cargo service to secure regional and international market.
Board Of Directors
Chairman SHAHEEN AIR
Mr. Ehsan Khalid Sehbai
Chief Executive & Managing Director SHAHEEN AIR
Mr. Khalid M. Sehbai
Director SHAHEEN AIR
Air Marshal (Retd.) Raashid Kalim
Director SHAHEEN AIR
Mrs. Janet Sehbai
Director SHAHEEN AIR
Mr. Kashif Sehbai
Director SHAHEEN AIR
Ms. Sabrina Sehbai
Director SHAHEEN AIR
Mr. H.P. Sidhwa
Company Secretary SHAHEEN AIR
Mr. S. M. Anwar
Management SHAHEEN AIR
Shaheen Air International
Shaheen Air FLEET
Shaheen Air International has a fleet of Boeing 737-200, 737-400, 737-800, 767-200 and Airbus A330-300 aircraft. Shaheen Air International is the only private sector airline in Pakistan that have wide body aircraft in its fleet.
Shaheen Air International has acquired three (03) A330-300 aircraft and thus has become the only carrier in Pakistan with this state of the art jetliner. The aircraft has a very comfortable two class layout with a seating capacity of 327 passengers. With the induction of A330-300 aircraft, Shaheen Air International has the honor to be the first private sector airline in Pakistan to operate a wide-body aircraft.
Shaheen Air has a fleet of ten self-owned Boeing 737-200 aircraft that are operating on both domestic and international routes. Each aircraft has the seating capacity of 120 passengers and has extra leg space to keep the passengers comfortable throughout their journey.
Shaheen Air International has also finalized a deal for purchase of twelve (12) B737-400 aircraft. This is the largest ever purchase deal by any private sector airline in the history of Pakistan. Boeing 737-400 is a very popular twin engine narrow body short to medium haul jet aircraft. Right now, Shaheen Air International is operating two (02) 737-400s, with seating capacity of 164 passengers, and the number is going to be twelve by the end of year 2012.
Shaheen Air International is also operating two (02) Boeing 737-800 on its international routes; the aircraft has a seating capacity for 189 passengers.
Shaheen Air started its Jeddah sector in February 2012, and to meet the overwhelming passenger load one (01) 767-200 was leased, this wide body aircraft has a very comfortable one class layout with a seating capacity of 266 passengers. The aircraft stand as a proud member of Shaheen Air International’s fleet.
Shaheen Air Cargo
Careers & JOBS AT SHAHEEN AIR
SHAHEEN AIR CONTACT INFO
92-21- 9924 2951-7
SHAHEEN AIR – Domestic Offices
SHAHEEN AIR – International Offices
- Abu Dhabi
- Al Ain
WIKI SHAHEEN AIR
Operating bases Jinnah International Airport
Fleet size 11
Headquarters Jinnah International Airport
Key people Khalid Sahbai and Arshad Jalil(Chairman & Vice Chairman)
Shaheen Air International operating as Shaheen Air is a private Pakistani airline with its head office on the grounds of Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. Shaheen Air, which provides passenger, cargo and charter services, serves the major cities of Pakistan and Persian Gulf. It was established in December 1993 and on 25 October 1994, it was accorded the status of ‘Second National Carrier of Pakistan’, by the Government of Pakistan. Its main base is Jinnah International Airport (KHI), Karachi, with a hub at Benazir Bhutto International Airport (ISB), Islamabad.
Besides serving major domestic routes i.e. Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar, Shaheen Air has also been operating flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Kuwait, Doha and Muscat from almost all the major international gateways of Pakistan.
1 History and flights
2.1 In cabin
2.2 Newspapers and magazines
2.3 Ground handling
3 Cargo operations
4.1 Hajj services
6 See also
9 External links
History and flights
Shaheen Air launched a new corporate image in 2006 with leader ship of Mr Arshad Jalil . This aircraft represents the new livery currently used by the airline
In 2004, Shaheen Air International (SAI) became Shaheen Air and the airline introduced a new livery and corporate website, as it was owned by Arshad Jalil and Khalid Mehmood Sehbai of Edmonton, Canada. The airline also introduced flights to Quetta from Karachi. The Governor of Balochistan said that the improvement of air links were also discussed in the ongoing talks between Pakistan and Iran and he has offered the management of Shaheen Air to operate Quetta-Zahidan flights. Initially SAI operated eight flight to Karachi-Quetta and Quetta-Lahore. He announced that SAI would also be allowed to operate flights between Islamabad and Quetta.
On 22 May 2004, the Civil Aviation Authority stopped all flights of Shaheen Air as it owed millions of rupees to the CAA. On May 25, 2004, Shaheen Air was cleared by the CAA to resume its domestic and international operations. The clearance letter was issued by CAA following receipt of the cheque from SAI towards payment of the outstanding dues.
On 18 September 2006, it was announced that Shaheen Air was to start a four times weekly service from Islamabad to Doncaster Airport in the UK. However, no flights were ever launched to Doncaster. Today it has about fifteen aeroplanes and is one of the fast growing airlines. It is Pakistan’s second national carrier. Shaheen Air is now opening flights for Dammam. Shaheen Air flies between Pakistan and Middle East.
Shaheen Air operates a fleet of Boeing 737-400 and Airbus 330-300 aircraft. The Boeing 737s are in an all economy class layout with the capacity to seat 125 & 169 passengers respectively. The A330-300 feature a mixed Business and Economy cabin.
Newspapers and magazines
Shaheen Air publishes its own in-house inflight magazine called Parwaz (Urdu for “Flight”). Also all passengers have the opportunity to choose Urdu and English newspapers and magazines on all domestic and international flights.
The airline uses a number of ground handling companies within Pakistan as well at its oversea operations. Shaheen Airport Services (SAPS) took exclusive ground handling operations of the airline in 2009 for all airports the airline operated from within Pakistan. Dnata also signed a contract with the airline to provide any additional services to the airline for all airports outside Pakistan.
Passengers have the ability to pre-book any flight on the airline’s website to any domestic route operated by the airline. Passengers can book online and pay at their nearest booking office. The passenger will be given an e-ticket instead of the standard paper booking ticket.
Passengers may check-in between 180 to 45 minutes prior to flight departure. This may be done over the counter or at the lounge within the airport. Self-service kiosks are also available at Jinnah International Airport. Passengers will automatically be given a computer generated booking number and assigned baggage tag.
Shaheen Air Cargo is a division of Shaheen Air International that was established in 1993, soon after the inception of the airline. Shaheen Air provides special services for sending small consignments which are time sensitive in nature. Other services include: Perishable Cargo, Live Animals, Valuable Cargo, Special Cargo as well as Courier Services.
A Shaheen Air Boeing 737-200 landing at Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates. (2011)
Shaheen Air operates the following services (as of July 2012):
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates AUH OMAA Abu Dhabi International Airport
Al Ain United Arab Emirates AAN OMAL Al Ain International Airport
Damman Saudi Arabia DMM OEDF King Fahad International Airport
Dera Ghazi Khan Pakistan DEA OPDG Dera Ghazi Khan International Airport
Doha Qatar DOH OTBD Doha International Airport
Dubai United Arab Emirates DXB OMDB Dubai International Airport
Faisalabad  Pakistan LYP OPFA Faisalabad International Airport †
Islamabad Pakistan ISB OPRN Benazir Bhutto International Airport
Jeddah Saudi Arabia JED OEJN King Abdulaziz International Airport
Karachi Pakistan KHI OPKC Jinnah International Airport [Base]
Kuwait City Kuwait KWI OKBK Kuwait International Airport
Lahore Pakistan LHE OPLA Allama Iqbal International Airport
Mashad Iran MHD OIMM Mashhad International Airport
Multan Pakistan MUX OPMT Multan International Airport 
Muscat Oman MCT OOMS Muscat International Airport
Peshawar Pakistan PEW OPPS Bacha Khan International Airport
Quetta Pakistan UET OPQT Quetta International Airport
Sharjah United Arab Emirates SHJ OMSJ Sharjah International Airport
Sialkot Pakistan SKT OPST Sialkot International Airport
Sukkur Pakistan SKZ OPSK Sukkur Airport †
Shaheen Air is the first and only Pakistani private airline to have been approved to operate Hajj flights which commenced on 2 October 2011, using its own as well as leased aircraft.
As of November 2012 Shaheen Air Fleet consists of the following aircraft’s:
3 Airbus A330-300
8 Boeing 737-400
^ “Contact Us > Domestic.” Shaheen Air. Retrieved on 28 July 2010. “Head Office Shaheen Air International Terminal-1 Road, Jinnah International Airport, Karachi-75200, Pakistan”
^ Shaheen Air Begins Doncaster to Dubai
^ a b Shaheen Air Services
^ Shaheen Air Cargo services Accessed 2009-12-31
^ Shaheen route map
^ Some NL former stations
^ Shaheen relaunch Multan
^ Shaheen Fleet
The News, Jang Newspapers “Shaheen Air, British Airways reach accord”
Dawn Newspapers “Shaheen Air, Pak Post ink accord”
Jang Newspapers “Shaheen Air inducts Boeing”
The Nation, Pakistan Edition “Shaheen Air starts Quetta flights”
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