During his last year at Petaro, Nadeem was the
Junior Under Officer (JUO) of Jinnah House and the
Captain of the College
Shooting Team in 1971-72.
After leaving Petaro, Nadeem graduated with a
B.Sc. in Avionics from Risalpur (Peshawar
His entire career
has been with the aviation industry. He joined
Pakistan International Airlines in 1975 and has
been the captain / pilot / first officer on all
types of aircraft operated by PIA over these
years. He has also been an instructor on all of
these aircrafts. In recent past, he was the
Director (General Services) in PIA.
In September 2010,
Nadeem Yousufzai was appointed the Director
General of the Civil Aviation Authority of
Pakistan, and also made a Member of the Board of
CAA. In 2011, he became the Chairman of PIA.