Qingdao Airlines A320 Captains - 216,000USD-324,000USD

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



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 338,000USD/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 320,000+18,000 USD/1st year;
322,000 USD/2nd year;
324,000 USD/3rd year;
294,000+16,000 USD/1st year;
296,000 USD/2nd year;
298,000 USD/3rd year;
276,000+14,000 USD/1st year;
278,000 USD/2nd year;
280,000 USD/3rd year;
222,000+12,000 USD/1st year;
224,000 USD/2nd year;
226,000 USD/3rd year;
Non-CAAC License Holder 314,000 USD/1st year;
316,000 USD/2nd year;
318,000 USD/3rd year;
288,000 USD/1st year;
290,000 USD/2nd year;
292,000 USD/3rd year;
270,000 USD/1st year;
272,000 USD/2nd year;
274,000 USD/3rd year;
216,000 USD/1st year;
218,000 USD/2nd year;
220,000 USD/3rd year;
Monthly Income CAAC License Holder 23,500 USD 21,500 USD 20,000 USD 15,500 USD
Non-CAAC License Holder 23,000 USD 21,000 USD 19,500 USD 15,000 USD
Annual Leave 30days-45days /
Sick Leave 10 days 10 days 10 days 8 days
Monthly Basic Salary CAAC License Holder 23,500 USD 21,500 USD 20,000 USD 15,500 USD
Non-CAAC License Holder 23,000 USD 21,000 USD 19,500 USD 15,000 USD
Bonus Safety 10,000USD/Y
Annual Bonus /
Contract Completion Bonus 10,000USD/1st year;
12,000USD/2nd year;
14,000USD/3rd year
8,000USD/1st year;
10,000USD/2nd year;
12,000USD/3rd year
8,000USD/1st year;
10,000USD/2nd year;
12,000USD/3rd year
8,000USD/1st year;
10,000USD/2nd year;
12,000USD/3rd year
Loyalty Bonus /
Allowances Housing 10,000USD/Y 8,000USD/Y 8,000USD/Y 8,000USD/Y
Transport /
Travel 8,000USD/Y 10,000USD/Y 10,000USD/Y 10,000USD/Y
Education /
Incentive Bonus
(For CAAC Licenses Holder)
18,000USD 16,000USD 14,000USD 12,000USD
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 Qingdao,Shandong 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/D,and 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 experience,under 57 years old

  2. For Non CAAC ATPL holder & less experience CAAC ATPL holder,under 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 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.

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:


  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.

  4. Kidney stone

  5. High blood pressure

  6. Arrhythmia of the heart

  7. Fatty liver GPT ALT high

  8. Glaucoma

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

  10. Obesity

  11. 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.