B737CL/NG Captain - Xiamen

up to $322,220
24 Mar 2017
24 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Introduction to Xiamen Airlines

Boeing 737CL/NG Captains

In order to comply with short- and long-term strategies, Xiamen Airlines is looking for experienced Boeing 737CL/NG Captains and offering an outstanding remuneration package with different commuting options and career opportunities, which could hardly be matched.

Position responsibilities

The successful and highly motivated candidates are expected to conduct safe air transport operations in accordance with Xiamen Airlines procedures as well as CAAC rules and regulations.

Minimum requirements

Xiamen Airlines currently is looking for captains, who has:

  • Total Time: 5000+ hours
  • Multi-Crew/Multi-Engine Jet Time: 2000+ hours
  • PIC on B737EFIS/NG: 500+ hours or 300+ hours* (*subject to current employment)
  • Last Flown B737EFIS/NG: Within 12 months
  • Age: 55 or under at the commencement of contract
  • Passport and ATPL: From the country with diplomatic relations with PR of China
  • Medical Certificate: valid Class I
  • Medical History: No significant medical history
  • Incidents/Accidents: No history
  • Criminal Record: No criminal record
  • ICAO ELP: Level 4 or above
  • Contract terms: 3 years (extendable)


Xiamen Airlines offers one of the best remuneration packages in airline industry. Outstanding earnings up to $322,220, different allowances and 9 options for commuting to choose from! The choice of commuting options and the company’s growing global network makes the contract the most appealing for Boeing 737 captains. The non-monetary incentives are also generous, which makes the total package as unmatched one.


Successful candidates will be based in Xiamen – regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in China. The so-called garden city has an expat-friendly environment with well-developed transport system. Should you choose to live at modern Straits International Community (http://www.whatsonxiamen.com/travel-msg-2343.html), which is very close to flight operations, after duties the company bus will take you from the airport almost to your doorstep, but if Marco Polo area (http://www.whatsonxiamen.com/travel-msg-2373.html) would be you choice, no problem, there are municipal taxis aplenty.

Xiamen Airlines

In July 1984, CAAC and Fujian provincial government founded Xiamen Airlines as a joint venture. It is China's first airline operating as a modern commercial enterprise as well as the only Chinese airline operating an all-Boeing fleet of nearly 160 aircraft including 8 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Recently, the company signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing worth $3.39 billion at list prices (Bloomberg, July 11, 2016), which upon approval by the company’s board of directors should see the fleet expanding even further. Xiamen Airlines owns two subsidiary companies (Hebei Airlines and Jiangxi Air), and operates bases in Xiamen (main base), Fuzhou, Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Changsha, Nanchang as well an operational base in Quanzhou.

The Airline has built a network throughout the country and around the globe, with 230 domestic routes and 60 international/regional routes with annual passenger traffic exceeding 25 million. The airline has total assets of nearly RMB40 billion and net assets of RMB15 billion, and has shown a sustainable profitability for the last 30 years.

In 2016, the operating revenue increased by 6.8%. The airline has started three intercontinental routes from Xiamen to Melbourne, Vancouver and Seattle, and carried 447,000 international transfer passengers, which is up by 59.7% compare to 2015. The last year, Xiamen Airlines introduced into service 20 new Boeing 737, one 787-9 and also signed an order for ten more 737 and six 787-9.

By the end of 2020, Xiamen Airlines is aiming to have 268 aircraft in service, to carry up to 50 million passengers and 500,000 tons of cargo annually. About Xiamen Airlines http://www.xiamenair.com/en-eu/Abouts/Airline_Profile Company culture http://www.xiamenair.com/en-eu/Abouts/Corporate_Culture_Philosophy

What is next?

Should you wish to embrace a new life style and new experience for a considerable reward, or just want to know more about life and work in Xiamen Airlines, please do not hesitate to get in touch for an online conference with one of airline’s captains.

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