Beijing Capital Airlines Pilot Jobs

About Beijing Capital Airlines

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Rishworth Aviation partners with Beijing Capital Airlines for opportunities to fly the A320 based in China. All positions are currently filled. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you if any positions become available.


Beijing Capital Airlines offers excellent terms for A320 Captains. There are various commuting and non-commuting options, with bases available in Beijing, Qingdao, Sanya or Hangzhou. Excellent pay of up to US$300,000 net per year after income tax has been paid in China, and generous benefits, including US$5,000 Joining Bonus, Annual Completion Bonus, Safety Bonus & Education Allowance are provided. 


Beijing Capital Airlines is undergoing an exciting transformation, with the Beijing Municipal Government investing in the airline to take a 89% shareholding in 2019. This shareholding will see the airline take an ambitious direction, looking to open new international routes and aiming to be in the top 5 airlines in China.


Beijing Capital Airlines was established in 2010. The carrier provides both domestic and international scheduled and charter services to over 65 destinations. The airline will transfer its hub operations from Beijing Capital Airport to the new Beijing Daxing International Airport upon its completion. Beijing Capital Airlines utilise a fleet of over 80 narrow and wide body Airbus 320 & 330 aircraft. 



Benefits Include:

  • Commuting and non-commuting roster options

  • Joining Bonus of US$5,000

  • Annual Completion Bonus, Safety Bonus & Education Allowance provided

  • Earnings up to US$300,000 per year net of Chinese income taxes

  • Unlimited ID80-90 tickets on HNA Group network

  • New Year and Christmas vacations


Minimum Requirements:

  • Total Time: 3000+ hours

  • PIC time on A320Fam: 500+ PIC hours

  • Currency: Last flight as A320 Captain within 12 months

  • Age: 52 years or under at joining

  • ICAO ATPL with Valid A320 Type Rating (PIC)

  • No criminal record and no history of accident or incident



Meet the Rishworth Aviation Beijing Capital Airlines Team

Rishworth Aviation has an experienced and dedicated team who speak both English and Chinese, based in China and at Head Office in Auckland, New Zealand. Our knowledgeable team people will assist you during the application, screening and start of contract process and in adapting to working and living in China. 


Jack Jiang -  South China Representative / Pilot Support
Angela Li BCA Air Pilot Support

Hello, I am Jack, Rishworth Aviation's South China Representative. I am based in Zhuhai city, Guangdong province. I've been with Rishworth since 2017 and I have a background in Human Resources and Customer Service. I am very experienced in helping airline clients and pilots during the screening and joining process, as well as helping pilots to adapt their work and life in China. Join us, together with our team in China and New Zealand, we will provide the best assistance and support to you.





Liz Loveridge -  Regional Director - North East Asia

Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

In my many years with Rishworth, I have been involved in all aspects of the business, having worked with most our airline client in the Asia Pacific region. I have over 18 years’ experience in aviation and general recruitment and previously I was a lawyer working in UK and New Zealand. When not travelling and experiencing all the history, arts and culture around the world that I love; I am happy enjoying the fantastic outdoors, and the food and wine that New Zealand has to offer. 





Please contact us on jobs@rishworthaviation.com with any queries. 

Operating from China

The People's Republic of China is the largest country in East Asia. The country boasts the oldest continuous civilisation and the oldest written language system in the world. Chinese culture includes a vibrant array of art, literature, painting, paper art, calligraphy, opera, poetry, cinema and music; making for a colourful and exciting experience for pilots choosing to live in this fascinating country. 



Available bases for these A320 Captain Pilot jobs include Beijing, Qingdao, Sanya or Hangzhou. All incredible destinations in China for living and/or working, read on to find out more.  


Beijing is the Nation’s political, economic and cultural centre, located in the north of China, and has become one of the most popular travel destinations in the world with over 4.4 million international visitors per year. As one of the six ancient cities in China, Beijing has been the heart and soul of politics throughout its long history and consequently there is a huge wealth of culture and history to discover for travelers and expats alike. 


Qingdao is located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, in the Northeast of China is a beautiful seaside city with clear air and beautiful sea views. The city, bordered by the Yellow Sea on two sides, has the largest bathing beach in Asia and produces the mellow and internationally popular Tsingtao Beer.


Sanya is situated on the southernmost tip of Hainan Province. The location between 180°9′ and 18°37′ latitude gives it a tropical climate. With around 200 kilometers of beautiful coastline, this coastal city has many natural attractions. Possessing a number of excellent harbors, Sanya is an important port for import and export of trade with foreign countries and as such is named the 'South Gate of China'.


Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province and the local political, economic and cultural center. The city is located on the lower reaches of the Qiantang River in southeast China, a superior position in the Yangtze Delta and only 180 kilometres from Shanghai. The subtropical monsoon climate contributes to varied seasonal sceneries, making Hangzhou one of China's most popular travel destinations year round.

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