Suparna Airlines is currently offering suitably qualified B737 Captains an outstanding contract opportunity based in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, China.
Experienced B737 Captains can take advantage of this lucrative package of benefits whilst enjoying the thriving expat friendly lifestyle in one of China’s most sophisticated cities.
Suparna will consider B737Classic/EFIS Captains with more than 4000 hours on commercial aircraft for conversion to B737NG with more B737’s and B787’s arriving over the next few years.
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, B787 and B747-400 types. In January 2019 Suparna started to operate their first B787 pax aircraft, with further deliveries scheduled throughout the year.
Contracts are 3 years in length for type-rated pilots, 5 years for EFIS/ Classic rated pilots. There are two roster choices available, 9 days off in a block per month, or 15 days off in every 60 days cycle.
Suparna pay your income tax liability in China so all remuneration is ‘in the hand’, plus Suparna provides free and reduced cost international and domestic tickets each year on the HNA network of airlines.
In addition, all Longreach China contract pilots are eligible for 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 two 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: Captain B737
|Roster Choice||Option 1||Option 2|
|Lifestyle||9 days off/mth||45 days ON
15 days OFF
|Annual Hours||720 hrs||720 hrs|
|Loyalty Bonus||Year 1 $4,000 Year 2 $6,000 Year 3 $10,000|
|Annual Contract Value||~USD240,666||~USD227,666|
|Annual Leave||15 days||15 days|
|Other Benefits||Health Insurance, Loss of Licence Insurance, Education Allowance, Staff Travel|
- Boeing B737 Classic/EFIS/NG
- Minimum 500 hours PIC on type
- Minimum 5,000 hrs total time
- Current on type within 6 months
- Max age 55
- Valid ATPL from country with diplomatic relations with PRC
- Valid First Class Medical
- Valid passport from country with diplomatic relations with PRC
- No history of incidents or accidents
- No criminal record
- ICAO English Level 4 or above
Firstly, please make sure you have registered with Longreach China.
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Longreach China will assist you in the completion of the documentation if required. Just contact us anytime.
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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.
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