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China Eastern B777 Captains

On behalf of our client airline China Eastern Airlines we are accepting applications for B777 Captains vacancies.

China Eastern Airlines has its headquarters located in Shanghai. As one of the three major airlines in mainland China, it flies a fleet of more than 450 long-haul and short-haul aircraft with an average age of less than seven years, China Eastern serves nearly 80 million travellers annually and ranks among the world’s top 5 airlines in terms of passenger transportation volume.

China Eastern operates from Shanghai to over 217 destinations.

China Eastern offers commuting rosters of 20 Days On, 10 Days Off. Alternatively you can be based in Shanghai, working three weeks on per month.


  1. Requirements
  2. Valid B777 type rating
  3. Minimum 3,000 hrs total time
  4. Minimum 1,500 hrs PIC on type
  5. Maximum age of 56
  6. Recency on type within last 12 month
  7. Valid ATPL from country with diplomatic relations with China
  8. Valid First Class Medical
  9. Valid passport from country with diplomatic relations with China
  10. No history of incidents or accidentsNo criminal record
  11. ICAO English Level 4 or above

Employment Terms
Roster Options          Shanghai Base or 20 days on, 10 days off
Contract Length        2 years renewable
Payment Currency    USD, net of Chinese tax
Monthly Hours          80 hours

Average Monthly Pay $18,000
Basic Monthly Salary $16,500
Overtime $200 ph
Living Allowance $500 pm
Traffic Allowance $500 pm
Staff Travel 12 return EY tickets p.a. upgradeable with space available
Annual Leave 10 Days
Sick Leave 8 Days
Loss of Licence Insurance Available through Flightdeck Crewing

China Eastern employment process
Please note this process will take approximately 12 months

Stage 1 – Application
The following documents required to lodge an application with China Eastern:
A complete China Eastern Application Form
A colour copy of the cover and the information pages of your Passport
A copy of all pages of your Class 1 Medical Certificate
A copy of your valid ATPL License – please copy every page
A copy of your ICAO English Language Certificate
A copy of your certificate of Academic Achievement
A copy of your last Proficiency Check
Copies of the last 6 pages of your logbook

Stage 2 – Airline Application Screening
China Eastern will contact Flightdeck to advise the outcome of the screening process and to request your availability to attend the next stage.

Stage 3  – Selection & Assessment
The first phase of selection is held in Shanghai, flights and accommodation are provided.  This stage consists of:
Company Simulator Assessment
CAAC Medical Screening
Company Interview

Stage 4  – License verification & document processing
The following documents are reviewed and verified by the CAAC:
Licence verification
Police background check and no criminal record check
No accident or incident verification

Stage 5 –   CAAC licensing Simulator Check
The final stage of the employment process is a CAAC Simulator Check in China.  China Eastern will provide flights and hotel for the final stage of the process.

To apply please fill out the following form:

Job Application

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