• Qingdao Airlines
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    Qingdao Airlines is a startup Chinese airline that commenced operations on 26 April 2014. The carrier is based at Qingdao Liuting International Airport.

    • Contract term:3 years

    • Working pattern:Residence 6 weeks on 2 weeks off 6 weeks on 3 weeks off 4 weeks on 4 weeks off

    • Fleet:9 A320

    • Highlights:Yearly salary up to 338000USD/year

                              High Incentive Bonus for CAAC License Holder

                              Highest pay for 4 weeks on 4 weeks off 

    Qingdao Airlines Resident 6 weeks on 2 weeks off 6 weeks on 3 weeks off 4 weekson 4 weeks off
    Type Rating A320
    Yearly Income CAAC License Holder 320000+18000 USD/1st year;
    322000 USD/2nd year;
    324000 USD/3rd year;
    294000+16000 USD/1st year;
    296000 USD/2nd year;
    298000 USD/3rd year;
    276000+14000 USD/1st year;
    278000 USD/2nd year;
    280000 USD/3rd year;
    222000+12000 USD/1st year;
    224000 USD/2nd year;
    226000 USD/3rd year;
    Non-CAAC License Holder 314000 USD/1st year;
    316000 USD/2nd year;
    318000 USD/3rd year;
    288000 USD/1st year;
    290000 USD/2nd year;
    292000 USD/3rd year;
    270000 USD/1st year;
    272000 USD/2nd year;
    274000 USD/3rd year;
    216000 USD/1st year;
    218000 USD/2nd year;
    220000 USD/3rd year;
    Monthly Income CAAC License Holder 23500 USD 21500 USD 20000 USD 15500 USD
    Non-CAAC License Holder 23000 USD 21000 USD 19500 USD 15000 USD
    Annual Leave 30days-45days /
    Sick Leave 10 days 10 days 10 days 8 days
    Monthly Basic Salary CAAC License Holder 23500 USD 21500 USD 20000 USD 15500 USD
    Non-CAAC License Holder 23000 USD 21000 USD 19500 USD 15000 USD
    Bonus Safety 10000USD/Y
    Annual Bonus /
    Contract Completion Bonus 10000USD/1st year;
    12000USD/2nd year;
    14000USD/3rd year
    8000USD/1st year;
    10000USD/2nd year;
    12000USD/3rd year
    8000USD/1st year;
    10000USD/2nd year;
    12000USD/3rd year
    8000USD/1st year;
    10000USD/2nd year;
    12000USD/3rd year
    Loyalty Bonus /
    Allowances Housing 10000USD/Y 8000USD/Y 8000USD/Y 8000USD/Y
    Transport /
    Travel 8000USD/Y 10000USD/Y 10000USD/Y 10000USD/Y
    Education /
    Incentive Bonus
    (For CAAC Licenses Holder)
    18000USD 16000USD 14000USD 12000USD
    Block Hours 900H/Y 880H/Y 800H/Y 600H/Y
    Overtime Pay 250 USD/H
    Ticket Benefits Pilot and families: 6 free flight tickets per year on Qingdao Airlines and 6 ID75 flight tickets
    base QingdaoShandong Province
    Insurance Loss of license insurance:1400RMB/M; Medical Insurance:165USD/M.
    Training Length The Ground training no more than 30 days ;
    The Line training no more than 2 months
    Training Pay For Non-CAAC License holders:During the ground training:300USD/Dand during the Line Training:80% monthly salary
    For CAAC License holders:80% monthly salary during all the training period

    1. For CAAC ATPL Holder with at least 2 years of CCAR121 operation experienceunder 57 years old

    2. For Non CAAC ATPL holder & less experience CAAC ATPL holderunder 55 years old

    3. Valid ATPL license which can be verified by CAAC

    4. Mininum PIC600 on A320 & Min 3000 Hrs Total

    5. Class 1 Medical Cert

    6. Valid ICAO 4 or above

    7. Last PC within 6 Months

    8. No Incident/accident record

    Please send us the documents as below for application. We will assist you to join the screening.

    1. Application Form

    2. Passport

    3. ATPL with ICAO English level

    4. Class 1 Medical Certificate

    5. Last 3 pages of logbook(left and right sides)

    6. Latest Proficiency Check Record or Recurrent training record

    7. Consent letter with Union Jet

    8. Certificate of Academic Degree(colorful scan copy)

    Screening Schedule

    In the beginning or mid of each month most airlines will release their next month screening schedule, we’ll update here timely. Please choose your preferred date for assessment or inform us your available month in advance.

    Arrangement Accordingly

    Screening Items

    Basically the whole screening consists of 2 Phases:

    • Phase 1 (First Trip to China) – Medical check, Company interview, ATP written test, Company SIM Check

    • Phase 2 (Second Trip to China) – CAAC Licensing Checkride

    Screening Preparation

    Before coming to China, we suggest you to look through the information below on our website:

    How to prepare and pass the screening in Chinese airlines?

    1. Visa, Tickets, Hotel

      Our Recruitment Team will assist your visa application, tickets and hotel reservation when you pass qualification check. Tickets and Hotel expenses are covered by airlines. Normally you need to buy the ticket first and get refund from airlines after screening.

    2. Simulator Assessment

      We’ll send you the SIM checklist and relevant profiles when you pass qualification check.

    3. Medical check

      The medical problems that most fail pilots in China are as below. 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.

      • Kidney stone

      • High blood pressure

      • Arrhythmia of the heart

      • Fatty liver GPT ALT high

      • Glaucoma

      • Color blindness - cannot see the figures on the book under a fluorescent lamp

      • Obesity

    4. ATP Written Test

      This test is not difficult as long as you work hard on it. The passing line is 70 of 100, requires constant practice and considerable memorization. Test-oriented and practical ATP self-study materials can be offered upon your approval during qualification check.

    An agent from Union Jet will guide you step by step during your screening duration in China.