Yunnan Lucky Air B737 Captain - 184,200USD-281,400USD

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



Yunnan Lucky Air locates in Kunming, Yunnan province, whose business covers domestic civil aviation transportation, logistics, concurrency-business insurance, air-ticket sale, hotel reservation and car renting. Kunming is famous for mid climate and is a renowned tourist resort for [...];


  • Contract term:2 years/3 years

  • Working pattern:Residence, 6 weeks on 3 weeks off, 4 weeks on 2 weeks off, 4 weeks onn 4 weeks off

  • Fleet:3  A319, 7 A320, 30 B737

  • Highlihts:Fast developing airlines in Southwest of China

                       Yearly Salary from 184,200 USD to 281,400 USD 

                       Based in Kunming, enjoys pleasant weather all the year

                       Low living cost


Lucky Air Resident 4 weeks on 2   weeks off 6 weeks on 3   weeks off 4 weeks on 4   weeks off
Type Rating A320
Yearly income Captain:269,400USD
Monthly Income Captain:19,700USD
Annual Leave 36   days / / /
Sick Leave 10   days / / /
Monthly Basic Salary 18,600USD 16,500USD 15,500USD 12,500USD
Bonus Safety /
Year End Bonus 15,000 USD/Y
Contract Completion Bonus /
New Employ Bonus 15000USD to the pilots if joins LKE with 3   months after the CAAC SIM check; 20000USD to the pilot if joins LKE withhold   of a CAAC Licecse.
Oil Saving Bonus According to company policy
Loyalty Bonus 5% increase on monthly service fee upon   renewing the contract for 4th year;
10% increase on monthly service fee upon renewing the contract for 5th   year;
15% increase on monthly service fee upon renewing the contract for 6th   year;     (To be comfirmed)
Allowance Housing 800   USD/M (30 days free accomodation in transitional period)
Transport 300   USD/M
Travel 3,000   USD/Half-year
instructor  1,500USD/M
Education /
Family Welfare 12,000 USD/Y  
(For Captains who choose resident work pattern and  after completing 12-months service)
Block   Hours 80 Hours/M 75 Hours/M 70 Hours/M 700 Hours/Y
Overtime   Pay 232   USD/ Hour 220   USD/ Hour 220   USD/ Hour 215USD/Hour
Ticket Benefits 4 demostic tickets& 30 ID 75 tickets per year to the pilot&immediate family members;
1 extra int'l ticket since the 3rd year;
2 extra int'l ticket since the 7th year.
Insurance Medical insurance provided by smile aviation-100 USD/M
Base Kunming,Yunan Province
Training Pay 60% during Ground school&80% during Line Training;
For CAAC license holder,80% during Ground school&Line Training.
Training length No more than 60 days Ground training and 60 days Line training



  1. 3000+ hours total time, 800+ hours PIC type-rated on B737

  2. Current flight within recent 6 calendar months 

  3. No older than 52 

  4. ICAO English level 4 

  5. Valid Medical Certificate with Class 1 

  6. 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.




8-Jan   Arrive in Chengdu

9-Jan   Medical Check Part 1

10-Jan  Medical Check Part 2

11-Jan  Medical Recheck (if applicable)

12-Jan  ATPL Test

13-Jan  Flight to Kunming

14-Jan  Psychological Test

15-Jan  Lucky Air Sim Check

16-Jan  Return Flight

Candidates who have passed sim check in overseas can skip it in China, and departKunming on 15th Jan 2017.


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.