06 June 2024

Cathay Pacific | First Officer

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, China

Cathay Pacific Seeks Non-Rated First Officers to Join Their Hong Kong Based Fleet

Cathay Pacific is currently recruiting First Officers for a variety of positions, primarily on their wide-body fleet, based in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. This recruitment campaign is conducted in conjunction with CAE Parc Aviation. Interested parties can find further details regarding upcoming recruitment roadshows in South America on the CAE Parc Aviation website.

Role Introduction

Job Title: Cathay Pacific - First Officer (Direct Entry)

Job Overview:

Joining Cathay Pacific as a First Officer presents a unique opportunity to become part of a world-renowned airline. This opportunity, facilitated through CAE Parc Aviation, offers interested pilots the chance to connect with aviation professionals, gain insights into the recruitment process, and discover the benefits of working for a global industry leader.

Pilots at Cathay Pacific have the privilege of flying a modern fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving an extensive global network through regional, long-haul, and ultra-long-haul routes. This diverse operation provides pilots with varied flying experiences throughout their careers.

Cathay Pacific prioritizes safety and training, evident in its world-class Flight Training Centre. The airline is committed to supporting the career development of its pilots, offering a clear path to Command and opportunities to expand skills beyond line flying. Pilots can explore roles in flight data analysis, safety groups, training, and management teams.

A career with Cathay Pacific comes with attractive benefits, including generous staff travel across the network for pilots and their dependents, comprehensive insurance, a substantial monthly allowance, a Children's Education Allowance, a generous provident fund, and the potential to increase earnings through a productivity-driven contract. Based in Hong Kong, a vibrant city with a rich history and distinctive culture, Cathay Pacific offers an enriching work-life experience.


To be considered for the First Officer position based in Hong Kong, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

Selection Process:

The selection process includes a pre-employment medical check in line with HKCAD Class 1 medical requirements and a pre-employment background check, including criminal records.

Applicants should refer to the HKCAD Aeromedical policy for detailed information regarding fitness to fly requirements. As this is a safety-sensitive role, candidates will also undergo a pre-employment drug test as per the HKCAD Guidance for screening of Psychoactive Substances - Annex B, CAD373 (CAD373).

Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All personal data provided by applicants will be handled in strict accordance with the company's data privacy policy and will be used solely for recruitment purposes.

Applicants who do not receive a response within eight weeks of submitting their application may consider their application unsuccessful. All application materials will be retained for up to 24 months. For a copy of the Personal Information Collection Statement, interested parties may contact the Cathay Pacific Data Protection Officer.

Important Vaccination Policy:

Effective June 1st, 2022, all Cathay Pacific employees and contractors working at Cathay City and other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong must have received a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Regular COVID-19 testing is not considered an alternative to vaccination. Exemptions may be granted to individuals with valid medical reasons preventing vaccination.

Applications can be submitted online through the Cathay Pacific Careers website.


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