Nadeem Khan Yousufzai, 924/Jinnah

Nadeem Yousufzai - 2010

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Nadeem Khan Yousufzai, kit no. 924/Jinnah House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1967 in 8th Class and left the college in 1972 after completing his Intermediate.  

He was born on 22 January 1955.

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 University). 

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.


Nadeem Yousufzai in the cockpit - 1993