01 December 2022

Longreach China | B737 300-900 Captain



Longreach China is now offering Captain positions on the B737NG with Ruili Airlines of China.

Ruili Airlines is based in Kunming in south-western China. Kunming is a hub for tourism and trade with Southeast Asian countries, and known for its temperate climate and world heritage listed sites in the area.

Your contract with Ruili is for 3 years in length with 5 choices roster available, and renewable at the end of each 3 year term with a very generous USD30,000 contract completion bonus.

Housing allowance, travel allowance and a yearly safety bonus are all additional to the well above average monthly salary of USD23,000 for the local roster, plus Ruili Airlines pays all local Chinese income tax.

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 a lump sum of up to USD550,000.

In addition, 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.


Roster Type Option 1
Option 2
Option 3
(6 wks ON
2 wks OFF)
Option 4
(6 wks ON
4 wks OFF)
Option 5
(4 wks ON
4 wks OFF)
Annual Leave 30 days 45 days 92 days
Monthly Salary USD23,000 USD21,000 USD18,000 USD15,000 USD12,000
Block Hours 80hrs/mth 75hrs/mth 120hrs/6 wks 120hrs/6 wks 85hrs/4 wks
Overtime USD220/hr USD220/hr USD200/hr USD200/hr USD200/hr
Housing Allowance USD500/mth
Travel Allowance USD1,000/mth
Safety Bonus USD12,000/yr
Contract Completion USD30,000 at the end of each 3 years service
Chinese Income Tax Paid by Ruili Air
~ Monthly Value
(after tax)
USD26,333 USD24,333 USD21,333 USD18,333 USD15,333
Additional Bonus Staff Tickets for pilot and family, sick leave, company accommodation at base


  1. Valid & current B737NG rating
  2. Minimum 1,000 hours PIC on type
  3. Minimum 5,000 hrs total time
  4. Current PIC on B737NG, and flown within 6 months
  5. Maximum age of 50 at time of start, however special consideration given to CAAC licence holders
  6. Valid ICAO rating
  7. Valid CAAC ATPL
  8. Valid First Class Medical
  9. 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 Ruili 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.