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Rishworth Aviation partners with a range of airlines to offer a variety of Pilot jobs in Asia. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you when more Pilot jobs in Asia become available.

Asia Pilot Jobs Market Outlook

Rishworth Aviation partners with a range if airlines Asia Pacific region. The biggest driver of growth in this region will be passenger demand from 2015 to 2035, with more than half of new air traffic coming from here. Asia Pacific growth will be led by China - which will replace the US as the world’s largest aviation market. China will be followed closely by India, Indonesia and Japan. By 2035, it is estimated that an additional 1.8 billion annual passengers will be transported in Asia Pacific, for an overall market size of 3.1 billion. The region is estimated to grow by 4.7% annually.

Along with passenger growth, Pilot job growth will also expand to match demand for increased airline services. Boeing expects the Asia Pacific region to require the addition of at least 260,000 new Pilot jobs by 2037. China is again forecast to lead this growth, requiring half of the anticipated new Pilots, followed by Southeast Asia and South Asia. Now is the perfect time to learn more about the exciting Pilot jobs available within this region.

Rishworth Aviation in Asia

Rishworth Aviation has over 35 years of experience supporting pilots globally, in addition to working with over 100 international and domestic airlines, across more than 40 countries. More than 20 years of experience in Asia has provided us with an in-depth understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing crew working for airlines in this region of the world.

We have dedicated on the ground Airline and Pilot Representatives based across Asia. Along with our head office in Auckland, New Zealand, members of our International recruitment and support team are available to assist you during the application, screening and start of contract process and in adapting to working and living in Asia. We are at your service, which means we can help you settle in and enjoy a rewarding and successful contracting experience with your airline of choice in this beautiful part of the world.​

Asia Pilot Testimonial

"Vietnam Airlines and the Rishworth Aviation team have been very efficient, friendly and helpful right from the start, in making Vietnam an amazing experience for my family, and for me."

- J Martin Solis, Captain (A320), Vietnam Airlines

​"Rishworth's staff are professional, knowledgeable and they have a great working relationship with Korean Air. From the application process, screening, and now flying, I have complete trust in Rishworth."

- B. Shockley, First Officer (A330), Korean Air

Latest Pilot Jobs in Asia.

B1/B2 Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Our client is a renowned, world leading MRO in Asia handling both Line and Base maintenance work. They are currently looking for several B1/B2 Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, whom will be part of a dynamic and diverse team. Successful incumbents will be provided visas, relocation assistance, group medical/insurance, and a comprehensive remuneration package. Job Responsibilities Be responsible for the handling of aircraft Line/Base maintenance checks. This includes the identification and rectification of problems and defects. Thoroughly analyze and interpret the relevant technical procedures, schematic engineering diagrams, manuals and publications Collaborate and work with various departments to accomplish maintenance tasks to meet TAT requirements. Manage staff performance and attendance control, and provide skills training to ensure service quality levels are up to standard and all works are carried out IAW Manual and SOP’s. Job Requirements At least 5 years of experience as a B1/B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer working on commercial narrow body or wide body platforms from a hands-on approach.  At least one type rating with 5 years of authorization experience is a must - this is a hard requirement. Additional ratings on other aircraft advantageous but not essential. ICAO or another foreign license acceptable to the local CAA. Willing to work on shift as and when required. Excellent command of English, both spoken and written Please APPLY NOW if you are interested with your latest up-to-date CV. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • Hong Kong

Process Engineer

Our client is a renowned Engine MRO in Malaysia with a production line specializing on the maintenance and overhaul of engine parts.  They are currently looking for a Process Engineer, whom will be reporting to the Section Manager. Job Responsibilities Responsible for process engineering aspects of any related repair component within the product portfolio and support to New Product Introduction (NPI) programs Introduce and implement new repair processes into the production lines. Create and support Technical Work Instruction (TWI) and other related technical documents Perform and supervise commissioning and acceptance of equipment and machinery Develop detailed process procedures and/or compile the documentation for the individual repair process and efficiently implement the processes Optimize existing repair procedures to improve in-process rejection and rework Support, perform (if required) and supervise First Article Inspections (FAI) activities Evaluate and to update applicable changes from revised Original Engine Manufacturer (OEM) Manual and to incorporate it into internal work instruction e.g. Process Instructions, etc Support Production in improving the effectiveness of production lines with regards to processes in identifying the root cause and provide its solutions to the problems Liaise with Maintenance and Product Engineering team to develop and modify tools as and when necessary to improve a specific process Carry out a continuous improvement to the effectiveness of processes with regards to consumable materials Communicate with OEM on all engineering topics, vendors with regards to any engineering task or component repair, shareholders and respective Engineers Comply and support Environmental Health & Safety policies, rules and regulations at all times Perform other technical tasks as assigned by the superior or any other person as designated. Job Requirements Degree in Aerospace or Material Science or Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent Minimum 1 year of working experience as a Process Engineer or Mechanical Engineer Working experience in Maintenance Repair and Overhaul within an aviation environment is an added advantage Able to read technical material, develop analysis and make recommendations Good knowledge and experience in one or more of the following processes preferred: TIG Welding, Plasma Spray, Heat Treatment, Machining, Shot Peening, Welding Technology, Diffusion bonding/coating, Non-Destructive Test: RT (Digital Radiography) or Penetrant Testing (PT) or Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Knowledge of continuous improvement, quality management and lean principles Familiarity with PFMEA and Control Plan is an added advantage Initiative, analytical and motivated Able to work independently and prioritize workload to meet project timelines in a fast-paced environment Good communication skills, both verbal and written in English and Bahasa Melayu Good computer skills especially with Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Please APPLY NOW if you are interested with your latest up-to-date CV. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • Malaysia

Senior Production Manager

Our client is a renowned Engine MRO in Malaysia with a production line specializing on the maintenance and overhaul of engine parts.  They are currently looking for a Senior Production Manager, whom will be directly responsible to the Chief Operating Officer and is in-charge of the first half of the production line. This position will be based in Malaysia, and relocation will be required. Visas will be provided for the right candidates. Job Responsibilities Take accountability for the first half of the production line (Cleaning, Inspection, HPC) while working closely with the other Senior Production Manager managing the other half of the line. Oversee the entire production process and coordinate all activities to ensure adequate resources are on hand. Accountable to estimate, plan and maintain production costs and prepare budgets to ensure workflow meets required deadlines. Heavily focused on continuous improvement and change management whilst always adhering to the quality control measures in place. Manage the complete scope of overhaul and repair work which includes setting appropriate goals and KPI for production in accordance with company strategic plan. Plan and prepare investment and operation planning and/or budgets for production department in cooperation with Engineering. Optimize repair and process procedures in cooperation with Engineering in accordance with approved maintenance data. Strategic and technological development of the department under consideration of technological industry standard. Mentor and guide the employees within the organization to operate to the highest standard. Job Requirements Degree in Aerospace Engineering or Production Engineering with at least 10 years working experience in an aerospace MRO production line in which at least 5 years consists of operational leadership experience. Proven skill and knowledge of implementation new or extended capacities of automation machinery with extended knowledge on Aircraft Engine Components / Parts Repair based on approved maintenance data. Additional knowledge on Preventive maintenance, Predictive Maintenance (condition monitoring) and TPM (Total Productivity Maintenance), Non-Destructive Testing processes (preferably related to aircraft engine components/parts repair) is necessary for the role as well. Good knowledge in standard repair processes i.e. Surface treatment, Pulse and TIG welding, Metal spray, shot peening, heat treatment and adaptive processing welding / milling Extended knowledge in Aircraft Engine OEM Manual procedures. Proven understanding of manufacturing methodology, lean production, kaizen, problem solving, and CIP processes. Please APPLY NOW if you are interested with your latest up-to-date CV. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • Malaysia

Korean Air B787 Captains

Rishworth Aviation is currently seeking B787 Captains for Korean Air for this well regarded 5 year renewable worldwide commuting Contract. *Screening includes Simulator Evaluation, Physical Examination, Psychometric Test and Interview.  Screening will be scheduled once or twice a month / detailed dates will be informed accordingly.  Application cut off date: 31 May, 30 June, 31 July 2024 Tentative Screening Aug-Oct 2024 Korean Air's Minimum Requirements For Applications: Valid B787 Type Rating  1000+ PIC hours on B787 (or 500 hours on B787 as Captain, plus 1000 B787 First Officer hours) 2500+ total PIC hours multi-crew commercial jet 5000+ total hours multi crew commercial jet hours  7000+ total flight hours  Flown on B787 as PIC within 12 months (or 24 months if current on any other multi crew jet)  Under 60 years of age at the date of joining  High School Certificate/Diploma   Rishworth Aviation has for over 25 years been the largest provider of expatriate Pilots to Korean Air, with many Pilots working at Korean Air for over 15 years. This means there is a large supportive expat Pilot community and Rishworth’s dedicated team available on hand at anytime to assist you. Working for Rishworth whilst flying for Korean Air offers the opportunity to join a major international airline and enjoy the benefits of this well-established commuting contract. Submit your application as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Republic of Korea

Simulator Instructors - A320, A330/A350, B777

We are excited to partner with the largest carrier in Hong Kong to recruit Simulator Instructors for A320, A330/A350, and B777. These are direct hire and permanent positions.  A Hong Kong icon, the airline has been a strong, award-winning, global brand for more than 70 years. Their headquarters is one of the largest corporate head office facilities in Asia and is designed for optimal convenience, comfort, and collaboration. This is an excellent opportunity for you to join a well-established company offering a competitive salary and wide range of benefits.  Benefits  Permanent contract  Competitive pay  Medical benefits  Provident Fund  Paid leave – annual, sick, compassionate, parental  Travel benefits within the airline’s network and other major airlines for staff and eligible family members/dependents  Discretionary bonus/profit share  Education support for non-permanent residents of HKSAR with children  Relocation assistance to new joiners who are non-permanent residents of HKSAR – flight ticket, cargo shipment, and 14 nights initial hotel accommodation  Minimum Requirements  1,500+ Multi-Crew Jet Hours  Valid, unrestricted, and internationally recognized ATPL with valid A320 / A330/A350 / B777 type rating.  Current or previous experience as A320 / A330/A350 / B777 Type Rating Instructor / Type Rating Examiner in airlines/commercial operations.  Great knowledge and experience in providing modern airline initial and recurrent level training.  Possess the ability to mentor and train ab initio flight students.  Able to demonstrate suitable flying skills and trainer skills to a high level of conduct.  Able to use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.    If you meet the minimum requirements, please apply now! 

  • Asia
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