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A320 Captains for China Eastern Airlines
Excellent Pay and Benefits
  • Travel on China Eastern's international routes
  • 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off scheduling
Job Details:

600 hours PIC on type
Current on type within 12 months
3000+ hours total PIC time
Valid/current ATPL issued from a country that has diplomatic relations with the Peoples Republic of China
Valid passport issued by a country that has diplomatic relations with the Peoples Republic of China
Valid/current Class A (First Class) Medical
No history of incidents or accidents. Must provide a letter from your current/previous employer.
ICAO Level 4 (or equivalent) English proficiency
No criminal history. Must provide a notarized and authenticated proof of no criminal history document from your home country government AND the government of the country you reside (if applicable)
Maximum age 57 years, or if holding a CAAC license, 58 years.
No license limitations

Compensation and Benefits:

$15,500 per month

Base salary:  $14,000/mo
Travel allowance:  $500/mo
Housing Allowance:  $500/mo
​Safety Bonus:  $500/mo  (paid annually)

Based on 70 hours per month

*Overtime > 70 hours @ $200/hour

*Initial contact term two (2) years with renewal at 3 year increments

*Base: Shanghai, China

Scheduling: 3 weeks on and one week off, OR 6 weeks on/ 2 weeks off

Seasonal Contracts:  Choose your scheduling option!
1. Select 6/7/8/9/10/11 months of working per year.
2. Pay is determined by length of time in China.
        a. For example, B737 Captain chooses to work 8 months per year.
        b. Base salary $15,500 * 8 = $124,000/yr 
        c. Travel allowance, Housing Allowance, Safety bonus included during months you work.
        d.  NOTE:  Seasonal contracts MUST work during peak seasons (July to September, and 
​                         Chinese New Year)

Paid Annual Leave: 10 days per year, OR 21 days per year if no overtime payment.

Travel Support: 12 round trip tickets on China Eastern system.  Confirmed economy with standby for business class.

Sick leave: 8 days per year

Optional Medical insurance: WASINC International offers a comprehensive Medical/Dental/Life Insurance plan which will cover you and your family anywhere in the world.  See for details.  Loss of CAAC Medical License Insurance exclusively for foreign pilots in China is available at

Note about Compensation and Taxation:
The compensation amounts listed above have been provided by the airline.  The airline has agreed to pay all taxes owed in China on the different compensation amounts and provide a tax receipt to the pilot. All tax matters are handled by the airline including payment of tax and provision of a tax receipt. WASINC does not pay taxes on behalf of either the pilot or airline, nor does it provide tax receipts.  As taxes in China vary by jurisdiction and the type of payment received, we highly recommend that all candidates confirm directly with the airline as to how much tax is paid in China in order to obtain a full understanding of the compensation associated with the job listing.  Pilots are ultimately responsible for any tax owed in their home country which may or may not be affected by tax paid by the airline.

Disclaimer -
The job opportunities posted by WASINC International are solely governed by the statutes, regulations, policies and laws of the local jurisdiction and country in which the job is located. The sole labor protections and entitlements afforded to an applicant will be those that are available in the jurisdiction in which the job is located. Any laws which may exist in an applicant's home country or any other country shall not be applicable. WASINC International has no control over the requirements established by each airline nor control of the ultimate hiring decision which are dictated by the airline and the laws of the jurisdiction where the airline conducts its business. In making an application to WASINC International, you agree to waive any claim against WASINC International related to such job requirements or the hiring process.

Employer China Eastern Airlines
Role Flight Crew
Position Full Time
Location Shanghai China
Required Type Rating A319/320/321,
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