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First Officer - B787 Dreamliner

Mainline Airline Japan


B787 Dreamliner

Employment -  Permanent


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Job details

Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines
  • Mainline Airline

Japan | East & South East Asia
  • Fleet:


  • On Order:


    Aircraft on order

First Officer - B787 Dreamliner

  • Type-Rated


B787 Dreamliner

Employment - Permanent

Minimum requirements

Total time3000 hours
PIC time250 hours
Type ratingRequired
Flight time notes

Military experience acceptable

500 hours Commercial Jet Experience

PIC requirements: 250 hours PIC or 70 hours PIC and 180 hours PICUS or 500 hours PICUS

100 hours PIC Cross Country

200 hours Cross Country

100 hours Night Flight

75 hours Instrument Flight

Lic. AuthorityICAO
MedicalClass 1
ICAO English level4
Covid-19 VaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

Currently operating the B787

Frozen ATPL not accepted.

SIC Co-Pilot Jet Ratings not accepted

Valid ICAO Command Instrument Rating

Have held a Radio Operators Certificate for over 2 years

Base location

  • Japan | East & South East Asia
  • NRT - Tokyo

Job description

Air Japan operates a fleet of passenger B787s which operate within Asia to China, Seoul, Bangkok, Singapore and Honolulu with more destinations planned.

These contracts are for 5 years in length with an operating base of Narita, Japan.

An excellent commuting package is offered with a block of 10 days off per month as a contractual minimum. Additionally, current policy is to allow 2 extra days for commuting, and the possibility exists to add 2 vacation days giving a total of 14 days off as a block.

Air Japan also provides $2000 USD per month to assist with commuting to Tokyo, whilst also offering staff travel on Star Alliance partner airlines.

More importantly for First Officers, Air Japan is one of the very few contract airlines that also offers upgrades to Captain.


Compensation & benefits

  • base salary from $7212 to $8935, total monthly pay up to $13563. annual bonus of up to $25000.

  • $24000 commuting allowance per annum.

  • Up to 14 days off per month

  • Contract completion bonus $18,000 based on 5 years service

  • 24 vacation days per year

  • Sick leave accrues at 1 day/2 months (max 12 days)

  • Worldwide medical insurance provided for pilot and family. This includes health insurance in the US for US citizens.

  • Staff travel benefits on Star Alliance

  • Life insurance provided for up to $300,000 AUD

  • 5 year contract with extensions to age 65

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Base Location

  • Japan | East & South East Asia
  • NRT - Tokyo

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