Ruili airlines B737 Captain - 174,000USD-306000USD

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


Ruili airlines is the first private airline in Kunming and it is growing fast in terms of fleet and route [...] year, there will be nearly 6 new aircrafts introduced to Ruili [...] fleet will be expanded to 40 aircraft by the end of [...];


  • Contract year:3 years

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

  • Fleet:11 Boeing 737

  • Highlights:4 weeks on 4 weeks off with yearly income up to 174,000 USD 

                     Highest yearly income up to 306,000USD


                    10 free flights per year on Ruili Airlines

                     Unlimited fights as a crew member on Ruili Airlines

                          Low living cost in Kunming




Ruili airlines Resident with 30 days annual leave Resident with 45 days annual leave 6 weeks on 2 weeks off/92 annual days leave 6 weeks on 4 weeks off 4 weeks on 4 weeks off
Type Rating B737
Yearly Income 306,000   USD 282,000   USD 246,000   USD 210,000   USD 174,000   USD
Monthly Income 24,500USD 22,500   USD 19,500   USD 16,500   USD 13,500   USD
Annual Leave 30   days 45   days / / /
Sick Leave 10 days
Monthly Basic Salary 23,000   USD 21,000   USD 18,000   USD 15,000   USD 12,000   USD
Bonus Safety Bouns 6,000USD safety bonus to be paid every 6 month.
Annual Bonus /
Contract Completion Bonus 30,000 USD
Loyalty Bonus /
Allowances Housing 500 USD/M
Transport 1,000 USD/M
Travel /
Education /
Block   Hours 80 H/M 75H/M 120H/6 weeks 120H/6 weeks 85H/4 weeks
Overtime   Pay 220 USD/H 220   USD/H 200   USD/H 200   USD/H 200   USD/H
Ticket   Benefits 10 free flights per year on Ruili Airlines;Unlimited travel as a crew member on Ruili airlines
Insurance /
Base Kunming,Yunnan province
Training Pay /
Training length /


  1. 5000+ hours total time on fixed wing aircrafts, 1000+PIC on Jet aircrafts, 500+ hours PIC on B737 

  2. Valid type ratings 

  3. No older than 53 years old

  4. ICAO level 4 

  5. Medical Class 1 

  6. No history of incidents or accidents 

  7. Current experience on type within 6 calendar months



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.

  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.