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West Air A320 Captain

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

West Air launched in 2006 and is headquartered in Chongqing Province in the north west of China. West Air operates to over 60 domestic and international destinations. West Air plans to expand its international network from 2018 onward.

West 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 to work 15 days per month.

A valid A319/A320/A321 type rating
Minimum 3,000 hrs total time
Minimum 500 hrs PIC on type
Age below 56 years
Recency on type within last 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 Chongqing 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

Basic Monthly Salary $21,000Residential)
Overtime $330 per hour
Annual Bonus $8,000 per year
Safety Bonus $10,000 per annum
Travelling Allowance Up to $10,000 per annum
Sick Leave 7 Days per annum
Annual Leave Up to 40 days per annum
Loss of Licence Insurance Available through Flightdeck Crewing

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

West Air salary and bonus

Stage 1 – Application
The following documentation is required to lodge an application with West Air:
A complete West 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+ 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
West 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:
CAAC ATPL Theory Exam
CAAC Medical Screening

Stage 3a – Selection & Assessment
Company Simulator Assessment

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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