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XiamenAir - B787 Captains

All positions are currently filled. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you if any positions become available.

XiamenAir has consistently been awarded 'The Best Airline in Mainland China’. The airline is based in Xiamen and operates domestic and international routes on B787 and B737 aircraft, with exciting fleet expansion plans. Its majority shareholder is China Southern Airlines, and it is a member of SkyTeam. Read more about XiamenAir >>

Beijing Capital Airlines - A320 Captains 

All positions are currently filled. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you if any positions become available.

Beijing Capital Airlines is a Chinese low-cost airline and a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines based in Beijing Capital International Airport. This  3 year renewable contract with bases in Beijing, Qingdao, Sanya or Hangzhou offers various commuting and non-commuting rosters, excellent and bonuses, and New Year and Christmas vacations. Read more about Beijing Capital Airlines >>

Spring Airlines A320 Captains

All positions are currently filled. Please REGISTER with us and ensure your profile is up to date so we can contact you if any positions become available.

Spring Airlines is a low-cost carrier founded in 2004, based in Shanghai, China.  This assignment offers generous monthly pay and additional options for seasonal operating bases outside of China, with commuting and non-commuting options available.​

​Rishworth Aviation China Pilot Support

Rishworth Aviation has an experienced and dedicated team who speak both English and Chinese, based in China and at Head Office in Auckland, New Zealand. Our knowledgeable team people will assist you during the application, screening and start of contract process and in adapting to working and living in China. ​

Jack Jiang China Representative

Jack Jiang
China Representative

Hello, I am Jack, Rishworth Aviation's South China Representative. I am based in Zhuhai city, Guangdong province. I've been with Rishworth since 2017 and I have a background in Human Resources and Customer Service. I am very experienced in helping airline clients and pilots during the screening and joining process, as well as helping pilots to adapt their work and life in China. Join us, together with our team in China and New Zealand, we will provide the best assistance and support to you.

Working with Rishworth during your contract

Rishworth has 35+ years' experience, dealing with over 100 international and domestic carriers spanning over 40 countries. We are one of the largest dedicated crew leasing businesses in the world.

We are the leading crew leasing provider for the Asia Pacific region, with crew on contract in China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Australasia, Brunei, Europe and both Northern and Southern Africa. More than two decade's experience in Asia has provided us with an in-depth understanding of the issues and challenges facing crew working in China. We pride ourselves on providing ongoing support to our pilots on contract in China. We are at your service, which means we can help you settle in and enjoy a rewarding and successful contracting experience.

We have dedicated in-market representatives based in China who are able to assist you during the screening process and in settling in to working and living in China. We are also there to facilitate communications with the Airline, and to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible for you during your time on contract with us.

Living In China

The People's Republic of China is the largest country in East Asia and the most populous in the world with over 1.3 billion people - approximately one-fifth of the world's population. The country also boasts the oldest continuous civilisation and the oldest written language system in the world. The language of Mandarin is spoken by over 70% of the population, with many other minority languages also spoken. 

Chinese culture includes a vibrant array of art, literature, painting, paper art, calligraphy, opera, poetry, cinema and music; making for a colourful and exciting experience for visitors to this illustrious country.


"Since arriving in China I have found the people to be very friendly and helpful. When it came time to move to China, Rishworth were of tremendous help in getting me established and were always there if I needed them."

- Captain C. Friedl

"Rishworth's attention to detail in settling me and my family [here in Shanghai] was immeasurable. Rishworth really does give a personable service."

- Captain J. Harder

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