Okay Airways B737 Captain - 131,000USD-314,000USD

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

Okay Airways Company Ltd. is the first private capital aviation transportation enterprise approved by CAAC. Its headquarter is Beijing while operational base is Tianjin and [...] is the first company that introduce domestic aircraft in volume and put them into commercial operation.

  • Contract term:4 years

  • Working pattern:Residence, 8 days off per month, 10 days off per month, 15 days off per month, 6 weeks on 2 weeks off, 6 weeks on 3 weeks off, 2 month on 2 month off

  • Fleet:20 B, 13 

  • Highlights:Yearly income increase year by year

                          Multiple base choices:Beijing,Xian,Tianjin, Changsha


Okay AirwaysResidence with 36 days annual leave8 days off per month6 weeks on 2 weeks off10 days off per month6 weeks on 3 weeks off15 days off per month2 months on 2 months off
Type RatingB737NG
Yearly Income268,000 USD/1st year, 
282,000 USD/2nd year, 
290,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 
302,000 USD/5-6th year, 
308,000 USD/7-8th year, 
314,000 USD/9th+year
250,000 USD/1st year, 
258,000 USD/2nd year, 
266,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 278,000 USD/5-6th year, 284,000 USD/7-8th year, 290,000 USD/9th+year
244,000 USD/1st year, 
252,000 USD/2nd year, 
260,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 272,000 USD/5-6th year, 278,000 USD/7-8th year, 284,000 USD/9th+year
231,000 USD/1st year, 
239,000 USD/2nd year, 
246,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 258,000 USD/5-6th year, 364,000 USD/7-8th year, 270,000 USD/9th+year
225,000 USD/1st year, 
233,000 USD/2nd year, 
240,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 252,000 USD/5-6th year, 
258,000 USD/7-8th year, 
264,000 USD/9th+year
168,000 USD/1st year, 
181,000 USD/2nd year, 
188,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 200,000 USD/5-6th year, 
206,000 USD/7-8th year, 
212,000 USD/9th+year
131,000 USD/1st year, 
138,000 USD/2nd year, 
145,000 USD/3rd-4th year, 157,000 USD/5-6th year, 
163,000 USD/7-8th year, 
169,000 USD/9th+year
Monthly Income21,000/1st year, 
22,000/2nd year, 
22,500/3rd year
19,500/1st year, 
20,000/2nd year, 
20,500/3rd year
19,000/1st year, 
19,500/2nd year, 
20,000/3rd year
18,000/1st year, 
18,500/2nd year, 
19,000/3rd year
17,500/1st year, 
18,000/2nd year, 
18,500/3rd year
13,000/1st year, 
14,000/2nd year, 
14,500/3rd year
10,000/1st year, 
10,500/2nd year, 
11,000/3rd year
Annual Leave36 days/
Sick Leave8 days/
Monthly Basic Salary17,500 USD(1st year)17,000 USD(1st year)16,500 USD(1st year)16,000 USD(1st year)15,500 USD(1st year)12,500 USD(1st year)9,500 USD(1st year)
18,500 USD(2nd year)17,500 USD(2nd year)17,000 USD(2nd year)16,500 USD(2nd year)16,000 USD(2nd year)13,500 USD(2nd year)10,000 USD(2nd year)
19,000 SUD(3rd year+)18,000 USD(3rd year+)17,500 USD(3rd year+)17,000 USD(3rd year+)16,500 USD(3rd year+)14,000 USD(3rd year+)10,500 USD(3rd year+)
AllowanceHousing2,500 USD/M2,000 USD/M2,000 USD/M1,500 USD/M1,500 USD/M//
Transport1,000 USD/M500 USD/M
BonusTravel6,000 USD/Y8,000 USD/Y8,000 USD/Y8,000 USD/Y8,000 USD/Y6,000 USD/Y6,000 USD/Y

Annual10.000 USD/1st year; 
12,000 USD/2nd year; 
14,000 USD/3rd year
8.000 USD/1st year; 10,000 USD/2nd year; 12,000 USD/3rd year8.000 USD/1st year; 
10,000 USD/2nd year; 12,000 USD/3rd year
7.000 USD/1st year; 
9,000 USD/2nd year; 
10,000 USD/3rd year
7.000 USD/1st year; 
9,000 USD/2nd year; 
10,000 USD/3rd year
6.000 USD/1st year; 
7,000 USD/2nd year; 
8,000 USD/3rd year
5.000 USD/1st year; 
6,000 USD/2nd year; 
7,000 USD/3rd year

Loyaltystarting from 2nd contract term, loyalty bonus per year: 12,000 USD(5-6th year), 18,000 USD(7-8th year), 24,000 USD(9th+year)
Educationreimburse50%, maximum 8,000USD/Y/
Block Hours900 hours/year840 hours/year820 hours/year780 hours/year750 hours/year680 hours/year600 hours/year
Overtime Pay300USD/hour250USD/hour250USD/hour200USD/hour200USD/hour150USD/hour150USD/hour
Ticket BenefitsForeign pilots and immediate family members: International and domestic flight of OK Air; 2 confirming tickets and 8 standby tickets; exclude charter flights
BaseBeijing,Xian,Tianjin, Changsha


  1. 5,000 hours total time, 500+ hours PIC on B737NG/EFIS

  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.

March 22nd-31st

22nd Tuesday: Pick-up and Accommodation;CAAC Bureau Medical Record Update in Beijing
23rd Wednesday: Medical Check in Beijing
24th Thursday: Medical Check ( Other Items and MRI ) in Beijing
25th Friday: ATPL test in Tianjin
26th Saturday:Tianjin-Kunming
27th-28th Sunday-Monday:Simulator Check in kunming
29th Tuesday: Kunming -Tianjin ,prepare for medical recheck ( if have recheck items )
30th Wednesday: Medical Recheck/Reimbursement
31st Thursday: Medical Recheck/SEE OFF

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.