Dr. A. F. K. Yazdi
With over four decades of design, development, and management of challenging aviation projects,
Dr. A. F. Khaleghi Yazdi is one of only three International Aviation experts who continue to accept
missions on demanding International Aviation, Humanitarian, and Logistic projects from governments
and their contractors.
Dr. Yazdi is the founder of World Aviation (1959), and the first European Aviation Institution
with a flying school, air taxi, charter service, maintenance, and an aviation shop in 1960. He was
president of Hawa Air International Airlines until 1987. He has been a consultant to governments
and International organizations, airports and airlines. As both a private consultant and government
representative, he has successfully accomplished many demanding missions and agreements in
aerospace, international economic development, and aviation areas.
For the past 44 years, Dr. Yazdi has invested his energies and resources to developing several
profitable international projects and innovative new industries, primarily in the aviation area.
Through Dr. Yazdi's global vision and business expertise, these projects have been proven efficient
and cost effective for governments and the general public. Dr. Yazdi has played key roles as
founder, developer, advisor, contractor, and independent consultant in the development and
implementation of these projects.
"Ahora-Pirouz" Fatola Khaleghi Yazdi's understanding of the purpose of life was instilled early
in childhood by a wise father and loving mother who understood the significance of human life as
a constituent of God's Creation, and one's duty toward the Creator was and is to perform responsibly
towards others, as well as help realize the infinite possibilities divinely endowed on all humanity.
From the age of 15, while still a student, F. Khaleghi Yazdi began to realize his dream of
establishing a successful aviation business on par with other successful aviation business ventures
in Western Europe. Using his time and energy to maximum benefit, consciously organizing different
parts of the brain to independently and simultaneously execute, under time management and logistic
techniques, Dr. Yazdi was able to manage a goal oriented schedule combining business and academic
While studying for a Ph.D. in Political Science in Zurich, Switzerland in 1964, Dr. Yazdi received
his Pilot's license, and an Aircraft and Electrical Engineering degrees from the National Institute
of Technology. Dr. Yazdi also studied International Law and Sociology at the International Institute
of Social Studies at The Hague, Holland.
From 1965 to the present, he has continuously studied or participated in all aviation-related issues.
Dr. Yazdi reads and understands seventeen languages, speaks eight, and writes in four character
languages. Although most of his family lives in Europe, he has lived in the Middle and Far East,
including Persia; China; Russia; the US; and, Holland, Belgium, England and Switzerland.
Dr. Yazdi's pursuits include various space and environmental projects. His interests include
research, sports, music, and nature. Analysis and prediction of world politics and economy are his
favorite spare-time pursuits.