West Air

  ● Grand Wings is representative West Air to recruit A320 captains based in Chongqing, southwest of China.

  ● West Air provides multiple rosters such as residence, 3 weeks on 1 week off, 20 days on 10 days off and 15 days on. There are also some subsidiary options for pilots as well. You can choose the one which is the best for you.

  ● Pilots who fly for West Air can take the flights of  80% stand-by ticket of the company or other airlines in HNA Group according to the available tickets in the system. 

  ● For pilots who will bring the family together to Chongqing, West Air will provide the discount tuition for their children too.

  ● Besides, in order to tight the connection between pilots and the company, there will be commuting meeting, parties, excursion, etc. 

Routes2 country served, 40 destinations served,
75 routes served
BaseChongqing, known as the Chongqing Hot Pot--one of the most famous cuisine in China

West Airlines Co. Ltd. , operating as West Air, is a low-cost airline based in New North Zone, Chongqing, People's Republic of China. The company was established in March 2006 by its parent company Hainan Airlines, with the launch of scheduled services on 14 July 2010. The airline is one of the four the founding members of the U-FLY Alliance.


A320 CPTOption AOption BOption COption D
Residence3 weeks on
1 weeks off
20 days on
10 days off
15 days on 
per calendar month
Sub-option//6 weeks on
 3 weeks off
3 weeks on
2 weeks off
3 weeks on
4 weeks off
Package monthly
Package annual
Annual leave40 days15 days//
Contract renew 
1) 3 years:  $62,948 - $89,925
2) 6 years: $143,881 - $197,836
Ticket welfare80% stand-by ticket of WA or other airlines in HNA Group(according to the available tickets in the system)
Insurance1.   Employee liability insurance(including illness and medical insurance)
2.   Lose of license insurance. Voluntarily apply 50% paid by WA and 50% by pilot
Children schoolDiscount tuition fee for pilots’ children
Company activityCommunicating meeting, Party, Excursion and etc.
Instructor Promotion$1,000/m(opportunity for expat captains)

A320 captain
<= 55 years old
Total Flight Time>=5000h
Total PIC Hours On Type >=1000h
Valid A320 ATPL TR
Valid Class I Medical Certificate
English Proficiency, ICAO English Level 4 or above
Last Flight Within 12 months

SOP of Applying One Chinese Airlines
Step 1Application EvaluationBy submitting the required documents
Step 2Chinese Visa preparingRelated documents will be provided by GW if needed
Screening preparingATPL written test studying, related study materials will be 
provided by GW
Step 31st trip to ChinaCompany SIM checkIf fails, GW will find you the next suitable airlines.
Meidcal check andGW will provide some related tips before you come to do the check in China.
If medical check fails, the screening will be terminated
ATPL written testIf ATPL written test fails, come back to take the test again in 
28 days. The re-test wont be taken more than 3 times.
Step 42nd trip to ChinaCAAC check rideIf fails, the screening will be terminated
Step 5Onboard

What We Do to be Disdinguished from Other Agency
Flight TicketsFrom our GW account, refund the flight ticket payment to you when you arrive in China
HotelNear CAAC hospital  or SIM centre, based on your screening schedule in China
Local TransportationImmediate assistance when local transportation needed, paid by GW
Possible Medical 
GW will arrange the medical re-check items in hospital, you just need to take the passport, no need to pay


  For the first two months, West Air will provide the free accommodation for pilots at the crew apartment. 

  Then pilots can find an apartment themselves.

Tujia Somerset Palm Springs Community

Well furnitured of two-bed rooms: $1,000


The distance between the living area and the airport:




  Pilots can choose to take the flights in CTU which has a lot of international flights depart to cities all over the world. It will take around 1 and a half hour of high- speed railway between Chongqing and Chengdu.


  Chongqing, is a major city in Southwest China and one of the Five national central cities in China. Administratively, it is one of China's four direct-controlled municipalities (the other three are Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin), and the only such municipality in China located far away from the coast.

 ● Chongqing has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate, and for most of the year experiences very high relative humidity, with all months above 75%. Known as one of the "Three Furnaces" of the Yangtze River, along with Wuhan and Nanjing, its summers are long and among the hottest and most humid in China, with highs of 33 to 34 °C (91 to 93 °F) in July and August in the urban area. Winters are short and somewhat mild, but damp and overcast. 


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