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Lucky Air B737NG Captains

On behalf of our client, Lucky Air, we are pleased to accept applications for A320 Captains, A330 Captains and B737NG Captains, with a variety of rostering options.

Lucky Air launched in 2006 and is headquartered in Kunming in Yunnan Province, operating to over 80 domestic destinations and over 20 international destinations. Lucky Air plans to introduce 12 new aircraft per year and to expand to its international network with these new aircraft.

Lucky Air is part of the Hainan group, offering progressive foreign pilot employment options including a variety of rostering options to accommodate commuting and residential employment, including a flexible commuting option work 182 days per year.

A valid B737NG/EFIS type rating
Minimum 3,000 hrs total time
Minimum 500 hrs PIC on type or 1500hrs PIC B737EFIS/NG
Age below 55 years
Recency on type within last 12 months
Last Simulator Proficiency Check within 12 months
Valid ATPL from country with diplomatic relations with China
Valid First Class 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


Employment Terms
Base Kunming Base
Roster Options Various – residential and commuting
Contract Term 3 years renewable
Payment Currency USD, net of Chinese tax
Monthly Hours Variable depending on roster choice

Average Monthly Salary $26,000 (Residential)
Basic Monthly Salary $19,800 (Residential)
Overtime $300 per hour
Annual Bonus $15,000 per year
Living Allowance $24,000 per annum
Transportation Allowance $5,400 per annum
Travelling Allowance $6,000 per annum
Family Fund $24,000 per annum
Annual Leave 36 days per annum (Residential)
Loss of Licence Insurance Available through Flightdeck Crewing

For a full list of commuting options and benefits download the PDF below

Lucky Air salary and bonus

Stage 1 – Application
The following documentation is required to lodge an application with Lucky Air:
A complete Lucky Air Application Form
A colour copy the information pages of your Passport
A colour copy of all pages of your Class 1 Medical Certificate
A copy of your valid ATPL
A copy of your ICAO English Level 4/5/6 certificate
Copies of the last 3 pages of your logbook
A copy of the your last Proficiency Check
A colour Passport photo


Stage 2 – Airline Application Screening
Lucky Air will contact Flightdeck to advise the outcome of the screening process and to request your availability to attend the selection process.


Stage 3 – Selection & Assessment
The selection process is held in over approximately one week, consisting of:
Company Simulator Assessment
CAAC ATPL Theory Exam
CAAC Medical Screening
Interview and Psychometric testing


Stage 4 – CAAC licensing Simulator Check
The next stage of of the employment process is a CAAC Simulator Check.


Stage 5 – License verification & document processing
The final stage of the process is the identity and document check. The following documents are reviewed and verified by the CAAC:
ATPL verification
Police background check and no criminal record check
No accident or incident verification

To apply please fill out the following form:

Job Application

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