China Eastern

  Grand Wings is representative of China Eastern Airlines to recruit B737 captains, based in Shanghai.

  There are only two rosters provided by China Eastern: 20 days on 10 days off and 16 days on 14 days off with the yearly payment of $169,149 and $219,000 after tax.

  Pilots with China Eastern will get traffic allowance and housing allowance as well which is paid monthly. 

Routes35 country served, 235 destinations served,
1043 routes served

  China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited is an airline headquartered in the China Eastern Airlines Building, on the grounds of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Changning District, Shanghai. It is a major Chinese airline operating international, domestic and regional routes. Its main hubs are at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, with secondary hubs at Beijing Capital International Airport, Kunming Changshui International Airport and Xi'an Xianyang International Airport

   China Eastern Airlines is China's second-largest carrier by passenger numbers. China Eastern and its subsidiary Shanghai Airlines became the 14th member of SkyTeam on 21 June 2011.

B737 CPTOption 1Option 2
 (low season)
20 days on
10 days off
16 days on
14 days off
(peak season: Jul-Sep)
3 weks on
1 weks off
16 days on
14 days off
Yearly Income$219,000 $169,149 
Month Basic Salary$16,500 $13,000 
Block hours70H/M55H/M
Traffic allowance$500 $250 
Housing allowance$500 $500 
Safety Bonus 
(paid annually)
Training Pay 
max 3 months
$11,000 $11,000 
normally 3 months
$12,000 $12,000 
Seasonal contracts (LWOP 1-6 months)Available

Accommodation, Ground Transport & 

Meals at Base

Provided by pilots themselves
Company bus from SHA Flt Ops Dispatch to SHA&PVG&CES Training Center

Accommodation, Ground Transport & 

Meals on Layover

Provided by CES
Travel12 International business class per year on MU for pilot.
InsuranceAircraft and Employers Casualty Insurance, Health Insurance
Annual Leave p.a.
(not in peak season)
10 days,
For 20/10 roster can be increased to 21 days with no overtime pay option.
Sick Leave p.a.8 days

B737 captains
<= 55 years old
Total Flight Time>=3000h
Total PIC Hours On Type >=600h
Valid B737 ATPL TR
Valid Class I Medical Certificate
English Proficiency, ICAO English Level 4 or above
vLast Flight Within 12 months

SOP of Applying One Chinese Airlines
Step 1Application EvaluationBy submitting the required documents
Step 2Chinese Visa preparingRelated documents will be provided by GW if needed
Screening preparingATPL written test studying, related study materials will be 
provided by GW
Step 31st trip to ChinaCompany SIM checkIf fails, GW will find you the next suitable airlines.
Meidcal check andGW will provide some related tips before you come to do the check in China.
If medical check fails, the screening will be terminated
ATPL written testIf ATPL written test fails, come back to take the test again in 
28 days. The re-test wont be taken more than 3 times.
Step 42nd trip to ChinaCAAC check rideIf fails, the screening will be terminated
Step 5Onboard

What We Do to be Disdinguished from Other Agency
Flight TicketsFrom our GW account, refund the flight ticket payment to you when you arrive in China
HotelNear CAAC hospital  or SIM centre, based on your screening schedule in China
Local TransportationImmediate assistance when local transportation needed, paid by GW
Possible Medical 
GW will arrange the medical re-check items in hospital, you just need to take the passport, no need to pay



 ● As one of the biggest and most international cities in China, life and work in Shanghai will be very convenient and comfortable for expats. Pilots can choose to stay whether in the communities nearby the airport or in the downtown.

Well furnitured of tow-bed room:$1,200-$1,500


The distance between the living area and the airports:



  ● Pilots can take the flights in Shanghai which has a lot of international flights depart to cities all over the world.


  ● Shanghai is the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million as of 2014. As one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the People's Republic of China, it is a global financial centre and transport hub, with the world's busiest container port.Located in the Yangtze River Delta in East China, Shanghai sits on the south edge of the mouth of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the eastern Chinese coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea.

  Shanghai Pudong International Airport (IATA: PVG, ICAO: ZSPD) is one of two international airports of Shanghai and a major aviation hub of China. Pudong Airport mainly serves international flights, while the city's other major airport Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport mainly serves domestic and regional flights. Located about 19 mi east of the city center, Pudong Airport occupies a 40-square-kilometre (10,000-acre) site adjacent to the coastline in eastern Pudong.

  Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (IATA: SHA, ICAO: ZSSS) is the main domestic airport serving Shanghai, with limited international flights. It is located near the town of Hongqiao in Changning District, 8.1 mi west of downtown, and is closer to the city center than Pudong Airport, Shanghai's main international airport.


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