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Captain - A320 family

Low-Cost Airline China


A320 family

Employment -  Contract; 36 months, possible extension

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This is a crew lease position.

Job details

West Air China

West Air China
  • Low-Cost Airline

China | East & South East Asia
  • Fleet:


  • On Order:


    Aircraft on order

Captain - A320 family

  • Type-Rated


A320 family

Employment - Contract; 36 months, possible extension

Minimum requirements

Total time5000 hours
PIC time1000 hours
In type1000 hours
Type ratingRequired
Flight time notes
  • Minimum 1,000 hours PIC on type
Last flightFlown on type in last 12 months preferred
Lic. AuthorityCAAC
MedicalClass 1
ICAO English level4
Covid-19 vaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

  • Valid passport from country with diplomatic relations with PRC.
  • No history of incidents or accidents
  • No criminal record

Base location

  • China | East & South East Asia
  • CKG - Chongqing

Job description

Longreach Aviation China is pleased to offer these Captain positions with West Air, winner of SKYTRAXs Best Low-Cost Airlines in China 2017.

West Air is a subsidiary of the Hainan Airlines group which is Chinas fourth largest commercial airlines. West Air operates scheduled services out of the western city of Chongqing to domestic destinations throughout China with a fleet of 35 A320 aircraft.

These contracts are 3 years in length, and provide 2 different roster patterns.

All remuneration is net/after taxes in China and is well above industry average salary for A320 pilots.

West also provide a generous USD 6,000 per year for air travel with discount tickets available for your family on West Air and Hainan Airlines.

Work conditions

Roster Choice 1
  • 3 Wks ON/1 Wk OFF
Roster Choice 2
  • 20 days ON/10 days OFF

Compensation & benefits

Income tax coverageOtherSafety bonusSick LeaveTravel
  • These salary rates outlined in this document are net of Chinese tax.
  • Base Salary USD1,750/mth - USD2,000/mth depending on roster option
  • Hourly rate USD144/hr
  • Safety bonus USD10,000 per annum
  • Travel allowance USD6,000 per annum
  • Package value ~USD10,533 (50 hrs) to ~USD10,283 (50 hrs) depending on roster option
  • Crew ID tickets
  • Sick leave
  • Instructor development
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Base location

  • China | East & South East Asia
  • CKG - Chongqing

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