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Hainan Airlines B737 Captains

On behalf of our client, Hainan Airlines, we are pleased to accept applications for Direct Entry B737 Captain vacancies, with a variety of rostering options.

Hainan Airlines is headquartered in Haikou, on the island of Hainan in the south of China. Hainan Airlines is one of SKYTRAX’s top ten ranked Airlines in the world. It is Asia’s fourth largest airline, operating to over 90 cities from various ports in China including Beijing, Shenzen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xi’an, Haikou and Chengdu.

Hainan Airlines has a fleet of more than 300 aircraft, consisting of Boeing 737s, Boeing 787s, and Airbus 330s. With over 80 aircraft on order.

Hainan Airlines is the most progressive foreign pilot employer offering a variety of rostering options to accommodate commuting or residential employment. Hainan also employs the largest number of expatriate pilots in China.

Hainan Airlines rostering options include a commuting options of 4 weeks on, 4 weeks off, with commuting flights provided to all Hainan Airlines ports.

A current and valid B737NG type rating
Minimum 500 hours PIC on type
Must have flown as a Captain on type within 6 months
Minimum 4,000 hours in total
Maximum age of 55
Valid ICAO ATPL from country with diplomatic relations with China
Valid Class One Medical
Valid passport from country with diplomatic relations with China
No history of incidents or accidents
No criminal record
ICAO English Level 4 or above

Base Options:Beijing, Shenzen, Guangzhou
Roster Options:

  • Resident or
  • 8 days off per month or
  • 11 days off per month or
  • month on/month off

Contract Length 4 years renewable
Payment Currency USD, net of Chinese tax

Average Monthly Salary $22,500
Basic Monthly Salary $16,200
Overtime $300 per hour
Performance Bonus $24,000
Contract Renewal Bonus $20,000
Staff Travel Provided (see summary for details)
Commuting Travel Commuting flights provided to Hainan Airlines ports
Childrens Education Allowance $2,000 per month
Loss of Licence Insurance Available through Flightdeck Crewing

Stage 1 – Application

The following documentation is required to lodge an application with Hainan Airlines:
1 A complete Hainan Airlines Application Form
2 A colour copy the information pages of your Passport
3 A Passport Photo
4 A colour copy of all pages of your Class 1 Medical Certificate
5 A copy of your valid ATPL License
6 Copies of the last 3 pages of your logbook

Stage 2 – Airline Application Screening

Hainan Airlines will contact Flightdeck to advise the outcome of the screening process and to request your availability to attend the next stage of process.

Stage 3 – License verification & CAAC Assessment

The first phase of selection is held in Beijing over one week. Hainan Airlines provide flights and hotel. This stage consists of:
Licence verification
CAAC Medical Screening

Stage 4 – Simulator Assessment
The last stage of the assessment process is held in Beijing over one week. Hainan Airlines provide flights and hotel. This stage consists of:

Company Simulator Evaluation
CAAC Simulator Check

To apply please fill out the following form:

Job Application

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