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Pilot Jobs in China

China is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world, and can be a complex market for Pilots to navigate. Rishworth Aviation has over 20 years of experience in China to help Pilots when wanting to grow their career in China. Please REGISTER with us to be notified of new Pilot jobs in China when they become available.

Our Pilot Job Partners in China

​We are in regular contact with airlines in China. Below are some of our key partnerships.

XiamenAir - B787 Captains

All Pilot jobs are currently filled. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you if any Pilot jobs 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 Pilot Jobs >>


Spring Airlines - A320 Captains

All Pilot jobs are currently filled. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you if any Pilot jobs 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.​

​Rishworth Aviation China Pilot Support

Rishworth Aviation has an experienced and dedicated team who speak both English and Chinese, based in China and at our 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. ​​​

Rishworth Aviation in China

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.

Pilots 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.

Pilots in China Testimonials

"Since arriving in China I have found the people to be very friendly and helpful. When it came time to move to China, Rishworth were of tremendous help in getting me established and were always there if I needed them."

- Captain C. Friedl

"Rishworth's attention to detail in settling me and my family [here in Shanghai] was immeasurable. Rishworth really does give a personable service."

- Captain J. Harder

Our China Pilot Jobs Team.

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