Suparna Airlines requires First Officers across all of their aircraft types: B737, B747-400 and B787.
Suparna will accept applications from First Officers who are current on the B737 to B777, or Airbus A320 to A380 and hold a valid CAAC ATPL. First Officers on the EMB190 or CRJ can apply for conversion to the B737 as First Officers.
Suparna, formerly known as Yangtze River Express, has rebranded to reflect the new direction for this expanding airline as it looks to increase its passenger and cargo operations across the globe. Suparna currently operates a fleet of 22 freighter and 11 passenger aircraft across B737NG and B744 types, and B787 flights will be operating from December 2017.
Contracts are 3 years in length for type-rated pilots, 5 years for non-type rated pilots. There are three roster choices available: resident in China, or choose from 8 or 11 days off in a block per month.
Remuneration is well above average for First Officers and is net/after taxes in China.
In addition, all Longreach China contract pilots receive to the following benefits, underwritten by Lloyds of London:
- worldwide emergency medical coverage whilst away from home
- Life Insurance to the value of $300,000 AUD
- access to the Longreach income protection policy that provides up to US$15,000 per month for 24 months, plus a lump sum of up to US$550,000
If you would to view a guide to the terms and conditions, then please click here.
Contract Length: 3 years renewable for type-rated pilots, 5 years for non-type rated pilots.
There are three types of roster available, and salary is commensurate with the roster chosen.
Please note: All payments are in USD and are net of Chinese tax.
Salary & Benefits: First Officers
|Roster Choice||Option 1||Option 2||Option 3|
|Lifestyle||100% Resident||8 days off/mth||11 days off/mth|
|Annual Hours||960 hrs||780 hrs||720 hrs|
|Loyalty Bonus||Year 1 $6,000 Year 2 $12,000 Year 3 $18,000|
|Annual Contract Value||~$238,000 p.a.||~$212,000 p.a.||~$204,000 p.a.|
|Annual Leave||30 days||30 days||20 days|
|Other Benefits||Health Insurance, Loss of Licence Insurance, Education Allowance, Staff Travel Benefits|
- Rating on one of the following:
- Valid Rating on B737-B777, or
- Valid Rating on A320/330/350/380, or
- Valid Rating on CRJ or EMB190
- Valid Rating on B787 for direct entry FO
Firstly, please make sure you have registered with Longreach China.
Click here to register.
Longreach China will assist you in the completion of the documentation if required. Just contact us anytime.
If you would like to contact our recruitment staff, or chat with a pilot representative, please send an email to email@example.com
The application requires the submission of the following documents:
- Application Form, plus
- Scanned copies of your personal documents.
Please ensure that all the documents are completed and attached when you return your application form to us.
Completed applications are to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org