01 December 2022

Longreach China | A320 Captain

Vietnam, Viet Nam


Longreach China is now recruiting experienced A320 Captains for Loong Air of China.

Loong Air is based in Hangzhou and operates flights from China to Asian countries including Myanmar, South Korea, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.

Loong Air currently has a fleet of more than 43 A320 and A320 Neo plus B737 freighters, with more aircraft scheduled for delivery over the coming years.

Hangzhou is an expatrate friendly city located on the eastern Chinese seaboard, and is less than one hour from Shanghai via high speed rail.

Contracts are 3 years in length, renewable, offer a well above average monthly salary, plus a very generous contract completion bonus. Pilots can choose from four roster options to suit most lifestyles.

Furthermore, Loong Air pays your income tax liability in China.

Longreach provides all of its pilots with access to our group Loss of Income insurance and Life Insurance underwritten by Lloyds of London, with selectable levels of cover up to USD10,000 per month for 24 months, plus an additional lump sum of up to USD550,000.

Furthermore, all Longreach pilots are automatically covered by our emergency medical insurance and travel benefits package.

If you would to download a flyer then please click here.

Loong Air Benefits

All amounts below are in USD.

Roster Type Option 1
Option 2
(6 wks ON/ 2 wks OFF)
Option 3
(6 wks ON/ 3 wks OFF)
Option 4
(4 wks ON/ 4 wks OFF)
Annual Leave 45 days 92 days 122 days
Monthly Salary USD21,000 USD19,000 USD17,500 USD13,500
Block Hours 80hrs/mth 75hrs/mth 70hrs/mth 70hrs/mth
Housing Allowance USD1,500/mth USD1,500/mth USD1,200/mth USD1,000/mth
Travel Allowance USD500/mth
Transportation Allowance USD500/mth
Safety Bonus USD16,000/yr USD14,000/yr USD13,000/yr USD8,000/yr
Contract Completion USD36,000 at the end of 3 years service
Chinese Income Tax Paid by Loong Air
~ Monthly Value
(after tax)
USD25,833 USD23,667 USD21,783 USD17,166
Additional Bonus ID75 Staff Tickets for pilot and family


  1. Current PIC on A319/A320/A321 family
  2. HKCAD licence holders are welcome to apply
  3. Minimum 1,000 hrs PIC on type
  4. Minimum 3,000 hrs total
  5. Last flown the type within 6 months
  6. Valid ICAO ATPL
  7. Valid First Class Medical
  8. ICAO English Level 4 or above
  9. Under 50 years of age

Application Procedure

Firstly, please make sure you have registered with Longreach Aviation.
Click here to register.

The application for Loong Air requires the submission of the following documents:

  1. Application Form
  2. Aeronautical Experience Form
  3. Longreach Letter of Appointment
  4. Scanned copies of your personal documents

Please contact us for copies of the above documents.

When completed, please send all documents to recruitment@longreachchina.com , whom you can also contact to answer any questions you have.