27 February 2024

Longreach China | A320 First Officer



Jetstar Japan has a requirement for Airbus A320 First Officers.

These positions are available to both A320 type rated and non-type rated pilots, with or without a JCAB licence.

Jetstar Japan (JJP) is based out of Narita, Japan, and currently operates a fleet of 24 A320 aircraft and has additional aircraft on order. JJP currently flies 24 routes to 14 domestic and international destinations, with over 100 flights per day.

Longreach Aviation has an office in Japan with local staff that are able to guide you through the application process and assist throughout your time with Jetstar.

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If you have any questions then please contact any of our staff who will be happy to answer all of your questions on this or any other position available.


Contract Length: 3 years renewable

A320 First Officer Japanese Yen
Annual Base Salary 8,520,000
Housing Allowance 155,000/month
Productivity Pay 10,000/hr > 60hrs/mth
Sign On Bonus 1,000,000
Commuting Allowance 100,000/mth
Layover Allowance 5,000 in Japan
4,000 outside Japan
Training Salary 100% of base salary
Annual Leave 20 days per year
Sick Leave 24 days per year
~Month Salary (Gross) ~JPY1,180,000/mth
Other Benefits Annual Bonus
Staff Travel Available


JCAB licence holders are welcome to apply.

  1. A320 Type Rated Pilots:
    • Minimum 2,000 hrs total flight time
    • Minimum 1,000 hrs on A320 family
    • Minimum 250 hrs PIC, or 180 hrs PICUS and 70 hrs PIC
  2. Non-Rated Pilots:
    • Minimum 3,000 hrs total flight time
    • Minimum 1,000 hrs on commercial jet
    • Minimum 250 hrs PIC, or 180 hrs PICUS and 70 hrs PIC
  3. Hold, or be eligible to hold, relevant Japanese permanent residency status or an unrestricted right to work in Japan
  4. Valid First Class Medical
  5. ICAO English Level 4 or above

Application Procedure

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

The application for Jetstar Japan 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@longreachaviation.com , whom you can also contact to answer any questions you have.



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