01 December 2022

Longreach China | A320 Captain



Longreach Aviation China is pleased to offer Captain positions on the CRJ700 with IBEX Airlines of Japan.

IBEX Airlines is based in Sendai, northern Japan, and operates a fleet of CRJ700 aircraft. IBEX has an immediate need of experienced CRJ Captains to assist with a planned expansion of operations and the planned arrival of CRJ900 aircraft.

Contract length is 4 years offering both commuting and non-commuting roster options. Commuting rosters have 20 consecutive days off in a 2 month period, whereas those choosing to live locally will have 10 days off each month.

Furthermore, at the end of your 4 year contract pilots are guaranteed an interview for a direct entry A320 Captain position with Peach Airlines. This is a great opportunity to greatly enhance your career propects!

Excellent conditions are offered, with housing allowance available, commuting ticket allowance, moving allowance, educational support in Japan, and a generous contract completion bonus.

These positions are offered on behalf of TWI Aviation, and pilots will have access to all the benefits of being a Longreach contract pilot, with access to our group Loss of Income insurance and Life Insurance underwritten by Lloyds of London, with selectable levels of cover. 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.

Salary & Benefits: CRJ700 Captain

Roster Type Non-Commuting Commuting
Lifestyle 10 days off each month 20 consecutive days off every 2 months
Monthly Salary
(net, after Japanese tax)
1st Yr: USD8,220
2nd Yr: USD8,820
1st Yr: USD7,630
2nd Yr: USD8,120
Monthly Hours 70 70
Completion Bonus
(after Japanese tax)
Annual Vacation 24 days 20 days
Commuting Allowance nil JPY120,000/mth
Housing Allowance JPY100,000/mth JPY100,000/mth
Education Allowance 75% of International school in Sendai nil
Travel Benefits 10 free tickets on IBEX and 10 ID90 tickets on ANA per year


  1. Valid CRJ100/200/700/900 rating
  2. Minimum 500 hrs PIC on type
  3. Minimum 3,000 hrs total
  4. Flown on type within 12 months
  5. Maximum age of 58 at date of joining
  6. Valid ICAO ATPL
  7. Valid First Class Medical (with BMI < 30)
  8. ICAO English Level 4 or above
  9. No accidents or incidents

Application Procedure

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

The application for IBEX Airlines 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.