China Southern Airlines Pilot Jobs

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Rishworth Aviation is proud to provide flight crew to China Southern Airlines. We are currently offering excellent opportunities for type-rated and non type-rated B787, B777 & A350 Captains

About China Southern Airlines

China Southern Airlines logo

Based in Guangzhou, China Southern Airlines operates the largest fleet in Asia and 3rd largest in the world. Globally, China Southern is the 6th largest airline in the world by passengers carried and ranks first in Asia by fleet size, passengers carried and revenue. In addition to its main hubs of Guangzhou and Beijing, the airline operates numerous secondary hubs throughout southern China. It was the first Chinese airline to join a global airline alliance, being welcomed to SkyTeam in 2007.

Since its establishment in 1988, China Southern has grown significantly, now operating more than 2,000 flights to over 224 destinations in over 40 countries and regions. As at September 2018, the airline operates a vast fleet of over 575 aircraft with over 270 on order. In 2017, the airline transported more than 126 million passengers globally.  

China Southern Pilot Jobs

Rishworth Aviation Pilot Support in China

Rishworth Aviation has a dedicated team who speak both English and Chinese based in China and at head office in Auckland, New Zealand to assist you during the application, screening and start of contract process and in adapting to working and living in China. We are there to facilitate communications with the airline, and ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible for you during your time on contract with us.

Jack Jiang -  South China Representative / Pilot Support

Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

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.

Meet the Rishworth Aviation China Southern Airlines Recruitment Team 

Cynthia Wilson -  Lead Consultant

Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

I am based at Rishworth Aviation's Auckland office and was born in China, however, moved to New Zealand many years ago. I hold a Bachelor degree from the University of Auckland majoring in International Business and Marketing. I previously worked as a Legal Executive for an Auckland law firm.  I enjoy dealing with people from different cultures and finding the right job for expatriate pilots. 

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Duke Du -  Recruitment Consultant

Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

As part of the North East Asia recruitment team based in Auckland New Zealand, my focus is to help pilots from around the globe with job opportunities at airlines in China. I have worked in legal and operations roles in China, Tibet, Hong Kong and the USA, holding an LLB from China and an LLM degree from the U.K. It is rewarding to see that I can apply my knowledge and experiences to the aviation industry and help pilots to achieve their career goals. In my spare time, I love fishing, cooking & exploring New Zealand.

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Rishworth Aviation and China Southern Airlines

Above: Rishworth Aviation Lead Consultant Cynthia Wilson at China Southern Airlines office in Guangzhou


Captain Rolim China Southern Airlines

Captain A. A. Rolim

China Southern Airlines

Captain Rolim has been on assignment with Rishworth Aviation at China Southern Airlines for a number of years and has enjoyed working at the airline and being supported by Rishworth's experienced team. 

"Rishworth have constantly demonstrated professionalism and everything a pilot hopes for in an agency, in particular, the principal characteristic of trust.

Rishworth is able to provide me with everything I need very efficiently and in a short period of time.

China Southern is the best airline for me after working with three other airlines, for a pilot the flight schedule is very important and China Southern has a very well balanced schedule.

I am very content with having chosen Rishworth and China Southern."

Ref: JO2079
JO#2079 China Southern A350 Captains - Urgent Requirement

China Southern A350 Captains

Guangzhou & Overseas bases (subject to availability)
Ref: JO988
JO#988 China Southern B777 Captains - New Roster Patterns!

China Southern B777 Captains (Non Type Rated recruitment on hold until June 2020)

Guangzhou, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Auckland, Vancouver, London (Please enquire about the available bases on your fleet)
Ref: JO987
JO#987 China Southern B787 Captains - New Roster Patterns!

China Southern B787 Captains (Non Type Rated recruitment on hold until June 2020)

Guangzhou, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Auckland, Vancouver, London (Please enquire about the available bases on your fleet)

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