With its stunning volcanic geography and melting pot of people, Indonesia is rich in opportunities for adventure. Rishworth Aviation is recruiting type rated pilots for airline jobs in Indonesia on the B737NG and ATR72-600 aircraft. With competitive contracts Rishworth Aviation offers an exciting opportunity to work and live within Indonesia's stimulating fusion of nature and culture.
Located in Southeast Asia and stretching across the equator, the Republic of Indonesia is a country comprising of over 17,000 islands, with 6000 of these populated by the country’s 240 million people. On the north-west coast of the island, Java, sits the country’s vibrant capital Jakarta.
Alive with activity, cosmopolitan Jakarta is Indonesia’s industrial, commercial and transportation heartbeat. It is here you find Soekarno-Hatta International Airport - the operating hub for Citilink, Lion Air, Wings Air and Batik Air.
For foreign contract pilots living in Indonesia, Jakarta is the ideal base from which to explore and become engrossed in the city and wider Indonesia’s spectacular geographical and cultural diversity.
For pilots on contract with Wings Air, Bali base may be requested (subject to approval by the airline).
This outstanding country is renowned worldwide for its peaceful environment, friendly people, outstanding food and distinctive culture. Bali is one of the most beautiful and diverse tourist spots in Asia and the country really does have it all - white sand beaches, surf, lush green mountains, stunning sunsets, amazing food and welcoming people.
If you are interested in being based in Bali, find out more about our Wings Air opportunities today!
Lion Air operates to more than 36 destinations throughout Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam with up to 226 flights each day. The airline continues to increase its destinations in line with plans to provide extensive coverage of the Asia Pacific region.
Since taking to the skies in 2000, Lion Air (PT Lion Mentari Airlines) is firmly established as Indonesia's largest private carrier. The airline operates a mixed fleet consisting largely of B737EFIS and B737NG-900ER. With an additional 200 B737-900ER aircraft on order, Lion Air is set to become the largest operator of this type in the world.
PT Wings Air is a subsidiary of Lion Air. Since 2003, Wings Air has supported Lion Air by operating feeder routes to its main hubs, with their fleet of MD82, ATR72 and Q300 aircraft.
In 2009 Wings Air signed a $600 million deal with ATR involving 15 orders of ATR 72-500 aircraft with a further 15 options for the new ATR 72-600 aircraft. These will replace the airline’s MD-82 and MD-83 aircraft to standardise the fleet over time.
Lion Mentari Co. Ltd, operating as Batik Air, is a full-service airline as a Lion Group subsidiary. Headquartered in Jakarta Indonesia, Batik Air currently provides domestic services with their A320 and B737NG fleets throughout Indonesia.
PT Citilink Indonesia, operating as Citilink, is a Low-Cost Subsidiary of Garuda Indonesia, established in 2001. The current fleet consists of 45 Airbus A320 and 4 Airbus A320neo, with up to 31 Airbus 320neos on order. Citilink serves 42 domestic routes 184 daily frequencies to 23 cities across Indonesia from its two hubs in Jakarta and Surabaya.
Over the past decade Rishworth Aviation has provided pilots with aviation jobs within various Airlines operating out of Indonesia. Through our long established presence in Indonesia plus more than 20 years working within South East Asia, we have developed an appreciation of living and working in these markets.
We have a experienced market representative on hand to provide ongoing support throughout your contract. This combined with our comprehensive understanding of the Indonesian culture, lifestyle, and visa/work permit and licensing requirements, ensures you will make the most of your pilot job opportunities in Indonesia.
"I have been working with Rishworth Aviation as the Indonesia Representative for over 12 years. My experience in the aviation sector in Indonesia extends back 15 years, which includes leasing pilots as well as contract training through Air New Zealand. I have lived and worked in Indonesia for a total of 11 years and I speak fluent Bahasa Indonesia."