Shaheen Airport Services (SAPS) the Ground Handling Agency, is a project of Shaheen Foundation a welfare organization established by Pakistan Air Force. SAPS Aviation College was established as a Training Centre at Karachi in February 1999 to provide training to SAPS personnel for Passenger Services, Cargo Services and Ramp Operations.
The need for quality training was inherently imbedded in SAPS because of the highest operational standards desired by the Chief of Air Staff PAF, Chairman Committee of Administration, Shaheen Foundation, PAF. Therefore; Satellite Training Centers were also set up at Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar to enhance the ambit of training and the scope was expanded to include Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), Flight Operations Officer (FOO) Course, refresher training, and ETOPS.
CAA approvals were obtained for the Training Facilities, Instructors and the CAA regulated courses. FOO course is popular amongst the general public because of our quality of training and comparatively low charges, while DGR and other courses are the first choice of airlines and aviation organizations which care to provide quality training to their human resource.