The Founder, Publisher & Chief Editor
Based in Karachi, Pakistan – AIR WORLD editorial operations in other parts of the world being represented by Air World’s nominated correspondents & Representatives.
Farrukh Majeed, Founder, Publisher & Chief Editor leads overall coverage of aviation technology issues – having over 24 years of extensive experience, ardently focused on aerospace engineering and aircraft technology across the aviation industry, with a special focus & emphasis on identifying technologies changes & developments of strategic importance to aviation, travel trade and defense sectors.
Educated in Pakistan and have successfully achieved further understandings in the field of aviation from abroad time to time where he attended & participated in several training workshops and Press conferences includes on various aircraft (Executive Jets, Turbo Propellers, and commercial jets), (nav aids) navigational equipments and on aircraft crash investigation. Moreover, he also attended military technology awareness programs/ conferences events from highly recognized manufacturer’s invitations during the last couple of years. He started his career in 1984 and served in various aviation publications as editorial team member before becoming/ recognized as a complete ‘Aviation journalist’. He launched its publication AIR WORLD in 1992. He served almost 8 years with various aerospace/ aviation news magazines & Newspapers include “Wings” Third World, Asia Travel News, Flyer and The News International where he successfully worked on Travel & Hospitality supplements prior to launching AIR WORLD. Since 1992 he is the Publisher & Chief Editor of AIR WORLD magazine. Under his leadership, the magazine awarded from the highest authority of Pakistan in 2004 in regards to its contribution.
He has also successfully represented AIR WORLD at all major aviation events/ exhibitions include; attended many times Farnborough International Air Show (United Kingdom), Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) conferences (USA), Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) and Dubai Air shows/ events in the Middle East. Besides, since 1997 he actively participates in the biggest Business Aviation Convention being held every year in the United States i.e. National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention and several other international aviation events.
Farrukh Majeed the only Pakistani aviation journalist invited by the Boeing Company officially on educational tour where he visited the Boeing Company’s both Renton & Everett facilities/ factory (Seattle), where Boeing series of products like 737 Next Generation (NG), 777s, the new 787 Dream Liner and 747-8 aircraft are being manufactured. Moreover, he attended military aircraft conferences include C-130 Hercules Worldwide conference in ATLANTA, Georgia, United States. He also invited by Georgia Department of Economic Development in Atlanta, Georgia, United States where he interviewed and shared thoughts with the top Directors and played a vital role in supporting the Georgia Department of Economic Development in this region. He also interviewed world leading airlines’ CEO’s & Presidents at respective airline’s Head Office levels. He also contributed and played a key role in providing suggestive measures to the concerned authorities include MoD for the betterment of aviation operations in Pakistan.
He also managed communications between few top leading newspapers and electronic media in regards to aviation matters as and when requested. Being the Pakistani Aviation Journalist he represents Pakistan with having various aviation organizations/ associations forums abroad in the aviation sector since last almost15 years.
AIR WORLD IS THE ONLY AVIATION PUBLICATION BEING PUBLISHED FROM PAKISTAN CIRCULATES WORLDWIDE.
He also traveled many times on FAM tour to various South Asian countries.