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) activities include domestic and international travel / transportation by Askari Charter Services (ACS), aircraft / helicopter maintenance and operation services through Askari Aviation (Pvt) Ltd (AAL), ground handling services at Islamabad airport by Askari Airport Services (AAPS), domestic and international air travel ticketing by Askari Travel & Tour (AT&T), and finally ground, cabin and flying training of fixed wing and rotary wing aircrafts by ASK Flying Academy (AFA)
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 today engaged in providing quality aviation services
of helicopter and aircrafts for adventure, safaris, rescue, crop dusting, cargo
transportation and policing. In addition to its integral fleet of helicopter and
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 around the world. 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 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. Couple this with 8th wonders 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 Srrvices. 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."