KARACHI: Captain Khalid Hamza has taken charge of Director Flight Operations PIA. He joined national flag carrier in 1979 and has flown all aircrafts included in PIA fleet. Presently, he is a Senior Captain and Instructor Pilot of Boeing 777. He has been instructor on all the previous aircrafts as well.
During his more than 34 years of service he served as Chief Pilot Planning &Scheduling during Hajj operation 2012 which has been recorded as the most successful operation of its kind. Captain Khalid Hamza holds the distinction of having the highest license qualification in aviation, Airline Transport Pilot License ATPL since 1989. He was elected as Joint Secretary and later President PALPA during 200608.