Patron in Chief

The Karachi Aero Club (G) Limited was established on the 28th of July 1928 and is the subcontinent’s first flying institution.

Haroon Rasheed


Haroon Rashid is a prominent businessman. He is a former President of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Former Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industries.

Arshad Islam

Vice President

Mr. Arshad Islam is the chief executive of pioneer group of companies and patron-in-chief and former chairman (Central) of PASPIDA. He has always been very active in the business community and has held roles as the Senior Vice President of the KCCI, previously a member of the managing committee of FPCCI. Chairman IAP. SVP LCCI. President Lions club. District governor alliance clubs international. He has also held a myriad of roles at other organizations in the business community; former chairperson lions club; patron in chief NTTB association. Trustee lions eye hospital. Besides other social forums as well.

Captain Babar Sayeed

Honorary Secretary

A former student and flight instructor at the club, Captain Babar is a passionate aviator, and loves to serve his profession. He has decades-long ties to the organization dating back to the 1970’s. After earning his commercial pilot license and flight instructor ratings he went on to have a long and prosperous career with the national airline, PIA. After his tenure with the national flag carrier he went on to fly the inaugural flights for Air Indus and also spent some time with Vision Air. In addition to his relationship with the club he is also chief executive of links Pvt. Ltd an aircraft rental services company.

S. Hashmat Hussain


Mr. S. Hashmat Hussain is an accomplished businessman with vast experience in the insurance industry, however presently works in the real-estate business. Ever-giving with his time and knowledge, the club relies on his wisdom for all financial matters.

Captain Mushahid Raza Khan


Captain Mushaid earned his commercial pilot license at the Karachi Aero Club in 1995 and then went on to join the Pakistan International Airlines soon after. He has flown a wide variety of aircraft during his time there and is currently a Captain on the ATR 42/72-500 fleet. In the past, he has also served in the PCAA before joining PIA.

Khurram Sayeed


Khurram Sayeed is a renowned businessperson, entrepreneur & business community leader. He is former Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, President Pakistan Foreign Investors Forum, Chairperson Indentors Association of Pakistan, Patron Pakistan Tyre Importers and Dealers Association & Pakistan Waste Products Association. He is a Gold Medal recipient from President Islamic Republic of Pakistan in recognition of outstanding services rendered to business community.