Spring Airlines A320 Captain - 200,000USD-275,000USD

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



One of the first privately owned airlines in China, Spring Airlines was founded in 2005 by China's number one domestic travel agency, Spring [...] company's goal remains simple: offer safe, low-cost, punctual, efficient and friendly travel for [...] Airlines owns the top load factors around the world with an average of 94.1% since 2005.


  • 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:63 A320

  • Highlights:4 weeks on 4 weeks off with 200,000USD

                         Oversea bases:Osaka and Bangkok

                          A safe and profitable private carrier


Spring Resident 6   weeks on 2 weeks off 6   weeks on 3 weeks off 4   weeks on 4 weeks off
Type Rating A320
Yearly   Income 275,000USD 263,000USD 251,000USD 200,000USD
Monthly   Income 18,580   USD 17,580   USD 16,580   USD 12,580   USD
Annual Leave 40   days / / /
Sick Leave 8   days per year 6 days per year
Monthly Basic Salary 18,500   USD 17,500   USD 16,500   USD 12,500   USD
Bonus Monthly Business   Insurance Allowance 80 USD
Safety 12,000   USD/Y 10,000   USD/Y
Annual Bonus 6,000   USD/Y 5,000   USD/Y
Annual Attendance Bonus 10,000RMB≈1,563 USD
Renewal Bonus 36,000 USD 18,000   USD
Loyalty Bonus /
Allowance Housing /
Transport /
Group Accident Insurance ¥1,500,000   Coverage
Travel 10000USD   (reimbursement)
Education /
Veriable Income Type   A Instructor Teaching Bouns
1,360USD 1,360USD 1,360USD 1,360USD
Travel   in Special Offer by Spring Tour Yes
Permanent   Residence Permit Yes
Yearly   Minimum
  Demand Hours
800H 750H 700H 500H
Overtime Payment $200/H(801H-850H)
Ticket Benefits 6   tickets per year
Insurance Accident   insurance
Base Shanghai,Shenzhen,Osaka,Bangkok
Training Pay ($300+¥300)/Day
Training length Less   than 30 days Ground Training+200Hours Line Training


  1. 3000+ hours total time, 500 hours PIC on A320 series

  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.


Jan 4th-8th Screening Week;7th or 8th ATPL

Feb 29th-Mar 4th Screening Week

Mar 14th-18th Screening Week;Mar 3rd or 4th,17th or 18th ATPL

Apr 11th-15th Screening Week;14th or 15th ATPL

May 12th-20th;19th-27th

Jun 27th-Jul 1st Screening Week;2nd or 3rd,30th or Jul 1st ATPL

Jul 14th or 15th ATPL

Aug 18th or 19th ATPL;Screening Week(Pending)

Sep 19th-23rd Screening Week;1st or 2rd,22nd or 23rd ATPL

Oct 10th-14th,24th-28th Screening Week;13th or 14th,27th or 28th ATPL

Nov 7th-11th,21st-25th Screening Week;10th or 11th ,24th or 25th ATPL

Dec 5th-9th Screening Week;8th or 9th ATPL

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.