West Air


Job Role:Captain

Type: Contract

Aircraft: A319/320

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3,000+ total hours, 500+ total PIC hours on A320
    (last 2 flights is within 3 months);
  • valid ICAO ATPL;
  • <= 55 years of age;
  • assessment certificate of 'no accident' issued by former airline;
  • ICAO English level 4 or above;
  • at least ILS CAT-I experience;
  • Class I Medical Certificate issued by Civil Aviation Authorities of ICAO.

West Air is a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines.

Location: Chongqing, China

Founded: 2007

Fleet: 4 x A319, 25 x A320, 3 x A320neo

Conditions and Terms                  Residential Package                 3 weeks on 1 week off                 20 days on 10 days off                 15 days on 15 days off

Monthly Salary:                                21,000USD                                      19,000USD                                 18,000USD                                   13,500USD

Block Hours:                                82.5hours/month                              80hours/month                            75hours/month                              804hours/year

Overtime Pay:                                330USD/hour                                   300USD/hour                              264USD/hour                                200USD/hour

3-year-Renewal Bonus:                 200,000CNY/year                             180,000CNY/year                        160,000CNY/year                          140,000CNY/year

6-year-Renewal Bonus:                 220,000CNY/year                             200,000CNY/year                        280,000CNY/year                          160,000CNY/year 

Annual Leave:                                     40days                                           15days                                          N/A                                               N/A

                                                                                                                                                                                        *                                               **

Safety Bonus:                                          10,000USD/year

Travel Allowance:                                     10,000USD/year

Annual Bonus:                                         8,000USD (1st year), 12,000USD (2nd year), 15,000USD (3rd year and thereafter)

Sick Leave:                                              7 days/year

Insurance:                                               Employer's Liability Insurance 


  • Staff Travel(non-rev): no limits (for pilot only)
  • Confirmed Seats: 80% off discount on air ticket within HNA Group.

* can be modified to 6-week-on-3-week-off;

** can be modified to rotation between 3-week-on-2-week-off and 3-week-on-4-week-off.