Established on 15 January 2003 as the second cargo airline in the country after China Cargo Airlines，Yangtze River Express was majority owned by the Hainan Air Group with Hainan Airlines Co and Shanghai Airport Group holding the remaining shares. The airline took over the entire cargo operations of Hainan Airlines, China Xinhua Airlines, Chang An Airlines and Shanxi Airlines, all members of the Hainan Air Group.
9 days off per month
45 days on 15 days off
294,000 USD/1st year;
300,000 USD/2nd year;
306,000 USD/3rd year
246,000 USD/1st year;
252,000 USD/2nd year;
258,000 USD/3rd year
232,800 USD/1st year;
238,800 USD/2nd year;
244,800 USD/3rd year
Monthly Basic Salary
6,000 USD/1st year;
12,000 USD/2nd year;
18,000 USD/3rd year;
18,000 USD/Y from 4th year
Contract Renewal Bonus
20,000 USD+4 domestic tickets
1st year: 2 Int&6Dom ;
2nd year:4 Int&8 Dom;
3rd year: 6 Int&10 Dom within HNA Group network;
+60 ID tickets for pilots and immediate families
B category:800 USD/M; C category:1,500 USD/M
65% of basic salary + full allowance
70% of basic salary + full allowance
1. 5000+ hours total time on fixed wing aircrafts, 500+ hours PIC on type
2. Valid type ratings
3. No older than 55 years old
4. ICAO level 4
5. Medical class 1
6. No history of incidents or accidents
7. Current experience on type within 3 months
Theirs 2 part of the entire screening.
Part 1 (First Trip to China) – Medical check, interview, ATPL written exam, Company SIM Check
Part 2 (Second Trip to China) – CAAC SIM Check
1 Visa, Tickets, Hotel
Our recruitment team will assist you with your visa application, tickets and hotel reservations after you pass qualification check. Tickets and hotel fees are cover by the airlines. Usually you need to first purchase a ticket and refund it from the airline after screening.
2 Simulator Assessment
When you pass qualification check, we’ll send you the SIM checklist and relevant profiles.
3 Medical check
Before you come to China, please keep a light diet and better to have some simple check for your organ. Medical tips will be sent to you together with SIM profiles.
FYI. The medical problems that most fail pilots in China are as below.
a. Kidney stone
b. High blood pressure
c. Arrhythmia of the heart
d. Fatty liver GPT ALT high
f. Color blindness - cannot see the figures on the book under a fluorescent lamp
ATPL Written Exam
During the qualification check, you can start using ATPL self-study materials which we provided. This exam is not that tough as long as you work hard on it.
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