Hiring Requirements for China Airlines

Type of airline: International Passenger

Headquarters: Taoyuan City, Taiwan

Hubs: Taipei–Taoyuan, Taipei–Songshan, and Kaohsiung; Focus city: Hong Kong

Origin: The company was founded in 1959.

Values: China Airlines has a strong sense of mission as the pioneer of Taiwan’s aviation industry. The company continues to strengthen flight safety, improve service quality and operational efficiency, and uphold the corporate mission of trustworthiness, customer first and forever pursuit of excellence so that the world may see Taiwan and China Airlines.

Hiring Requirements:

Certification requirements:

  • A valid and unrestricted Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) with type rating.
  • A current class one medical certificate
  • ICAO English proficiency level 4 or greater

Flight time requirements:

  • To apply for PIC position:
  • A minimum of 5,000 total flight hours, including 1,000 PIC hours on commercial jet
  • A minimum of 500 PIC hours on current type
  • To apply for FO position:
  • A minimum of 1,500 total flight hours
  • A minimum of 500 hours on current type

General requirements:

  • Current, valid passport
  • Flight time record
  • Must have actual flight hours within past 18 calendar months
  • High school diploma or greater
  • Employment certificate
  • Flight safety record (no incident/accident record)
  • Recommendation letter (issued by managerial pilots or fleet manager)

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