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About Xiamen

Xiamen, is a beautiful port city located in the southeast of China in the Fujian Province. The city, described by CNN as the perfect mix of urban energy and laidback vibe, has a vibrant expatriate community and among other attractions has the worlds longest elevated cycling path. The city has world class international schools, affordable expatriate housing and beautiful beaches.

About Xiamen Airlines

Xiamen Airlines operates a fleet of more than 150 B737 aircraft with 50 B737 aircraft on order. Xiamen Airlines flies 200 routes to over 70 domestic and international destinations.

The airline was honoured with the title of “The Best Airline In Mainland China” for 19 consecutive quarters in the “Airlines Service Survey” made by CARNOC.com.

Xiamen Airlines has an excellent safety record and is favoured as an employer by expatriate captains.

 

Xiamen Airlines offers excellent remuneration, including education allowance and housing allowance. In addition to residential employment, Xiamen Airlines offer eight different commuting roster options; from 17 days on – 13 days off though to 2 months on – 2 months off.

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Xiamen B787


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  1. A Current B747 or B777 or B787 type rating
  2. Minimum 5,000+ hrs total time
  3. Minimum 2,000+ hrs Multi-Crew Multi-Engine Jet time (Turbo Prop hours not accepted)
  4. Maximum age of 55 at commencement of contract
  5. Flown as a Captain on the B747 or B777 or B787 within the last 12 months
  6. Valid ATPL from country with diplomatic relations with China
  7. Valid First Class Medical
  8. Valid passport from country with diplomatic relations with China
  9. No history of incidents or accidents
  10. No criminal record
  11. ICAO English Level 4 or above

Xiamen B787


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Employment Terms

Base Xiamen

Roster Options Non-Commuting or 48 days on/12 days off

Contract Term 3 years initial, then 3 year renewable contracts

Payment Currency USD, net of Chinese tax

 

Xiamen 787 Salary and Conditions

Xiamen B787


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Stage 1 – Application

The following documentation is required to lodge an application with China Southern:

      1. A complete Xiamen Airlines Application Form
      2. A colour copy the information pages of your Passport
      3. A colour copy of all pages of your Class 1 Medical Certificate
      4. A copy of your valid ATPL License
      5. Copies of the last 3-4 pages of your logbook, verified by your employer
      6. A copy of your latest proficiency check records, for the last two years
  1. A copy of your last proficiency check and line check record on the previous type flown as a Captain
      1. A colour Passport photo

Stage 2 – Airline Application Screening

Xiamen 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  – Selection & Assessment

The selection process is held in Xiamen and Shanghai over approximately one week, consisting of:

      1. Company Simulator Assessment  (Xiamen)
      2. CAAC ATPL Theory Exam  (Xiamen)
      3. CAAC Medical Screening  (Shanghai)

Stage 4  – License verification & document processing

The following documents are reviewed and verified by the CAAC:

      1. Licence verification
      2. Police background check and no criminal record check
      3. No accident or incident verification

Stage 5 –   CAAC licensing Simulator Check

The final stage of the employment process is a CAAC Simulator Check, this takes approximately one week.  Xiamen Airlines will provide flights and hotel for the final stage of the process.

Xiamen B787


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