Pilot Jobs in China

Pilot Jobs in China

Rishworth Aviation partners with many Chinese airlines to provide Pilot jobs opportunities. 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.

Pilot jobs in China

China Southern Airlines - A350, B787 and B777 Captains Type Rated and Non-Type Rated

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.

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 220 destinations in over 40 countries and regions. As at 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.

Commuting is possible due to China Southern’s vast network. China Southern currently has over 420 operational aircraft. Rishworth Aviation is excited to recruit for Type Rated and Non-type Rated A350, B787 and B777 Captains. Read more about China Southern Airlines >>

Beijing Capital Airlines - A320 Captains 

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 is a Chinese low-cost airline and a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines based in Beijing Capital International Airport. This  3 year renewable contract with bases in Beijing, Qingdao, Sanya or Hangzhou offers various commuting and non-commuting rosters, excellent and bonuses, and New Year and Christmas vacations. Read more about Beijing Capital Airlines >> 

Spring Airlines A320 Captains

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.

Spring Airlines is a low-cost carrier founded in 2004, based in Shanghai, China.  This assignment offers generous monthly pay and additional options for seasonal operating bases outside of China, with commuting and non-commuting options available.

XiamenAir - B787 Captains

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.

XiamenAir has consistently been awarded 'The Best Airline in Mainland China’. The airline is based in Xiamen and operates domestic and international routes on B787 and B737 aircraft, with exciting fleet expansion plans. Its majority shareholder is China Southern Airlines, and it is a member of SkyTeam. Read more about XiamenAir >>

Rishworth Aviation Pilot Support in China

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.

Angela Li -  North China Representative / Pilot Support

Angela Li China Pilot support

I am Rishworth Aviation's Beijing-based representative, assisting our client Airlines and Pilots throughout mainland China. Born and raised in China, I am fluent in both Chinese and English. I have completed a Bachelor degree at the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts majoring in International Cultural Communication. Having joined Rishworth Aviation in 2014 it is my passion to assist others in realising their career goals, and I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life. I look forward to meeting you and assisting you in your new role.

Working with Rishworth during your contract

Rishworth has 35+ years' experience, dealing with over 100 international and domestic carriers spanning over 40 countries. We are one of the largest dedicated crew leasing businesses in the world.

We are the leading crew leasing provider for the Asia Pacific region, with crew on contract in China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Australasia, Brunei, Europe and both Northern and Southern Africa. More than two decade's experience in Asia has provided us with an in-depth understanding of the issues and challenges facing crew working in China. We pride ourselves on providing ongoing support to our pilots on contract in China. We are at your service, which means we can help you settle in and enjoy a rewarding and successful contracting experience.

We have dedicated in-market representatives based in China who are able to assist you during the screening process and in settling in to working and living in China. We are also there to facilitate communications with the Airline, and to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible for you during your time on contract with us.

About China

The Chinese airlines Rishworth Aviation currently work with offer some operating bases outside China and also within China, which include Beijing, Guangzhou & Xi'An.


China Pilot jobs


Beijing, the Chinese Capital, also known as Peking is located in Northern China. The city represents the political, educational and cultural centre of the People's Republic of China. Beijing is home to 21.5 million and one of China’s ancient cities, with six UNESCO world heritage sites. The city is a major transportation hub, not only for aircraft but also for road and rail.



The city of Guangzhou is home to more than 11 million people. Also known as the South Gate of China, Guangzhou is located in the mid-south of Guangdong province, north of the Pearl River Delta. It lies close to the South China Sea, Hong Kong and Macau, and has been one of China's largest entry points for overseas culture for many centuries.


The city of Xi'An is one of China’s ancient cities. Today a more modern city thrives amongst it’s 3000 plus years of history, which is home to over 12 million people. Xi'An is situated in central China, inland from Shanghai in the Shaanxi province.


Living in China

The People's Republic of China is the largest country in East Asia and the most populous in the world with over 1.3 billion people - approximately one-fifth of the world's population. The country also boasts the oldest continuous civilisation and the oldest written language system in the world. The language of Mandarin is spoken by over 70% of the population, with many other minority languages also spoken. 

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 visitors to this illustrious country.

Captain (A330) A. R. Rolim
China Southern Airlines
A. R. Rolim, Captain (A330)
China Southern Airlines
After one year and a half working with Rishworth, they have constantly demonstrated professionalism and everything a pilot hopes for in an agency. China Southern is the best airline for me after working at three other airlines.

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