A Culture of Excellence- A Tradition of Trust AWT started with a modest asset base and high ambitions. Today, after 39 years of investments in various fields, we stand at a dazzling height of success and glory. Ours is a story of perseverance, innovation, business acumen and going beyond the frontiers in Banking, Cement, Insurance, Aviation, CNG, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Sugar, Security Solutions, Real Estate, Lubricants, Defence Procurement and Trading and many other diverse fields. Our investments will go a long way in consolidating the national economy of Pakistan.
Askari Aviation Services (AAS) is a subsidiary of Army Welfare Trust that includes Askari Aviation Pvt Ltd, Askari Chartered Services, Askari Airport Services, Askari Travel Wing and Askari Flying Academy. Established in July 1995, Askari Aviation services continues to be a leader in the industry with an enduring commitment to quality, safety and respect of our people and our services.
Askari Airport Services (AAPS) is established as a project of Army Welfare Trust (AWT) under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. AAPS is mandated to carry on business of Ground Handling Services. It commenced its operations in January, 2007 offering quality services with a better cost effective structure. at Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad. AAPS is also a member of IATA Ground Handling Council (IGHC).
Askari Travel and Tour (AT&T) is a subsidiary of Army Welfare Trust (AWT). AWT is a business group with the subsidiaries such as Askari Bank, Askari Insurance, Askari Cement, Askari Aviation, Askari Airport Services, Askari Guards, Askari Pharmaceuticals, Askari Sugar Mills, Askari CNG, Mobil Askari, and Askari Farms & Seeds etc.
Ask Flying Academy (AFA) is a project of Askari Aviation (Private) Limited, which is a company of Army Welfare Trust. AFA is established at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad since January 2007. AFA was granted Flying School License Class II by Civil Aviation Authority in January 2007. The primary focus of AFA has been to conduct flying related courses for which the Civil Aviation Authority has already approved following operational and training manuals.
Askari Aviation Services is providing quality aviation services of helicopter and aircraft for adventure, safaris, rescue, crop dusting, cargo transportation and policing. In addition to its integral fleet of aircraft, Askari Aviation Services enjoys the backing of Pakistan Army Aviation and is providing International Charter Services to Pakistan Army, for its peace keeping troops with United Nation deployed. Its services include air ticketing, ground handling services and aviation training courses for traffic, cargo, cabin and flying.
For vacation and adventure, Askari Aviation Services opens wonderland of four most exciting mountain ranges in the world, the Karakorams, the Himalayans, the Hindukush and the Pamirs, through Helicopter Safaris i.e. "FLY", "Fly and Hike", "Fly, Drive and Trek" or can be even tailor made to your requirements. Of the fourteen peaks that rise above 8000 meters, five nestle in these ranges in Pakistan. Four of these surround Concordia i.e. K-2, Broad Peak and Gasherbrums. Coupled this with the 8th wonder of modern world the Karakuram Highway, traversing along mighty River Indus and crossing at Khunjrab above 16000 feet on Pakistan China Border, presents a lifetime opportunity to visit on holidays. That is not all, some most spectacular canyons, lakes, and land locked civilization like Kalash are unique tourist products.
These sights were so far only open to professional mountaineers and trekkers, which are now being offered for visit by Askari Aviation Services and if you aren't convinced yet, then hear this: "when the father of one of world's leading wilderness photographers died, he desired in his will that his body be cremated and his ashes be strewn over the most beautiful place on earth. The choice of such a place he left to his son knowing that of all people he was the best qualified to decide and of all the breath taking places in the world, would you believe that he chose CONCORDIA to sprinkle his father's ashes."