Donghai Airlines B737 Captain - 200,000USD-218000USD

Smile aviation
Date posted
22 Dec 2016
Aircraft Types
Type rating
China, Asia
Pilot job details:

Shenzhen Donghai Airlines is a cargo airline based in Shenzhen (a city just near Hong Kong).It's China 's first private joint venture cargo [...] is now developing a multi aviation business on both cargo and passenger flight between domestic major Chinese cities and international route.

  • Contract term:3 years

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

  • Fleet:13 7

  • Highlights:A high housing allowance up to 14,000/month

                     Loyalty bonus increase year by year

                          Based in Shenzhen, a coastal garden city close to Hong Kong, easy to adapt for westerners


Donghai AirlinesResidence6 weeks on 2 weeks off4 weeks on 4 weeks off
Type RatingB737 EFIS/NG
Yearly Income1st year: 253,648 USD;
2nd year:254,648 USD;
3rd year: 255,648 USD;         
1st year: 229,648 USD;
 2nd year: 230,648 USD;
3rd year: 231,648 USD;         
1st year: 169,648 USD;
2nd year:170,648 USD;
3rd year: 171,648 USD;         
Monthly Income 20,304 USD18,304 USD13,304 USD
Annual Leave45 days/
Sick Leave10 days
Monthly Basic Salary19,000 USD17,000 USD12,000 USD
BonusContract Renewal  Bonuseither 10 days more annual leave each year or 5,000 USD more annual income each yeareither 10 days more annual leave each year or 4,500 USD more annual income each year
Loyalty Bonus1st year:10,000USD;
 2nd year:11,000USD;
3rd year: 12,000USD;                                                                                                                                                1,000 USD(GROSS) more every 12 consecutive months, up to 15,000 USD
AllowanceHousing and Tuition9,000RMB  per month (around 1,304 USD at the exchange rate of 6.9)
TransportTransportation provided for performance of flight mission
Travel10,200USD per year for pilot and direct family members after assignment as a line Captain
Ticket Benefits2 free tickets and 20 ID 75 tickets within company network; unlimited standyby tickets
InsurancePersonal Accident Insurance (with a coverage of RMB1,500,000) and Accidental Disability Medical Insurance within the PRC (with a coverage of RMB50,000)
Training PayGround/


  1. 3,000 hours total time, 500+ hours PIC on type

  2. Current flight within recent 12 calendar months

  3. No older than 55 years old

  4. ICAO level 4

  5. Medical Class 1

  6. No history of incidents or accidents

  7. Recommendation letter


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 Smile Aviation

  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.


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:

  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

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 Smile Aviation will guide you step by step during your screening duration in China.