Longreach China is proud to offer the opportunity for Captains to fly the Airbus A320 for Sichuan Aviation.
Sichuan Airlines is based in Chengdu in south-western China, which was recently voted the second most liveable city in China and is famous for being the home of the giant panda.
These contract are 3 years in length and allow two choices of roster for those pilots who wish to commute. Chengdu’s airport Chengdu International Airport is the fourth busiest airport in China, allowing easy access to international flights.
Sichuan offers an excellent contract with an upgrade path to the A330 once you have completed 3,000 hours flying for Sichuan.
The airline operates over 60 domestic destinations and over twenty international destinations including Seoul, Taipai, Jakarta, Japan, Los Angeles, Sydney etc. Pilots can choose to base in Chengdu, Chongqing, Sanya, Xian, Beijing, Hangzhou, Harbin.
Sichaun Airlines pays all Chinese income taxes.
Longreach provides all of its pilots with access to our group Loss of Income insurance and Life Insurance underwritten by Lloyds of London, with selectable levels of cover up to US$15,000 per month for 24 months, plus a lump sum of US$150,000. In addition, all Longreach pilots are automatically covered by our emergency medical insurance and travel benefits package.
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Salary & Benefits: A320 Captain
|Roster Type||Option A||Option B||Option C||Option D|
|Loyalty Bonus||$36,000 (1st contract)|
$45,000 (2nd contract)
|$27,000 (1st contract)|
$39,000 (2nd contract)
|$18,000 (1st contract)
$33,000 (2nd contract)
|Annual Leave||45 days||103 days||161 days||4wks On/4 wks Off|
|Monthly Average||$25,150 after tax||$20,700 after tax||$16,600 after tax||$15,100 after tax|
|A330 upgrade||Available after completing 3000 hours with Sichuan|
|Salary Rise||Automatic $10 per hour rise per year|
|Sick Leave||8 days|
|Travel Benefits||Allowance plus Staff Ticket|
|Taxes||Paid by Sichuan|
- A320 rating required
- Minimum 1,000 hours PIC on A320
- Minimum 5,000 hrs total time
- Current on type within 12 months
- Maximum age of 56 at time of start
- Valid ICAO rating
- Valid ICAO ATPL
- Valid First Class Medical
- ICAO English Level 4 or above
Firstly, please make sure you have registered with Longreach Aviation.
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The application for Sichuan Airlines requires the submission of the following documents:
- Application Form
- Aeronautical Experience Form
- Longreach Letter of Appointment
- Scanned copies of your personal documents
Please contact us for copies of the above documents.
When completed, please send all documents to email@example.com, whom you can also contact to answer any questions you have.