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Operator Classification
Operator name: Cathay Pacific Freight
Operator type: Cargo
Region: Asia
Country: Hong Kong
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Capt top 13.189,- EUR/month (before tax - tax rates are a function of individual home base and place of residence.
Capt base 10.012,- EUR/month (before tax - tax rates are a function of individual home base and place of residence.
FO top - 14/Feb/10
FO base - 14/Feb/10
SO top
SO base
FE top
FE base
Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Capt HK$696/day
FO HK$696/day
Pension Details
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15.5% of salary will be paid on top either in cash or into provident fund.  
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Roster 4 weeks published 14 days in advance
Leave 6 weeks
Staff travel Yes
Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
No dedicated recruitment on freighter fleet as all crews are "unified" operating passanger and cargo flights. 14/Feb/10
see above 14/Feb/10
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Neutral   14/Feb/10
Entry Requirements
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No direct entry captains 14/Feb/10
An ICAO Airline Transport Pilot's Licence (ATPL) (obtained without exemptions) or for Military applicants only, an ICAO Commercial Pilot's Licence (CPL) (obtained without exemptions) with passes in all ATPL ground examinations. A minimum of 1,000 hours Airline Jet Transport, Command Turbo Prop (MAUW greater than 20,000kgs), High Performance Military Jet, or Command Corporate Jet. Experience commensurate with age. A current Class One Medical. Fluent spoken and written English. 8/Dec/04
Recruitment Process
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1st stage - 30 question written test, then a 30 minute tech interview. Followed by a 1 hour personal interview. 2nd stage (in HKG) - Another tech and personal interview, sim check, medical, group exercise, psych test, math test, and english test. 18/Jun/06
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1 x 747-400 BCF, 6 x 747-400 ERF, 14 x 747-8F 6/Oct/16
Nil   6/Oct/16
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
apply online @ www.cathaypacific.com 21/Dec/06
Mrs Carol de la Harpe   17/Dec/04
  Job Title:  
Assistant Manager Flight Crew Recruitment   17/Dec/04
Flight Crew recruitment, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, Cathay Pacific City, 8 Scenic Road, Hong Kong Airport, Lantau Island, Hong Kong   17/Dec/04
Tel: +852 2747 8247 21/Dec/06
Fax: +852 2350 6596 21/Dec/06
Email: flightcrew_recruitment@cathaypacific.com 21/Dec/06
www.cathaypacific.com   21/Dec/06
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
  Online application form link:   
Bases For Pilots
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London, Manchester, Frankfurt, Paris, Anchorage, LA, Chicago, NY, Vancouver, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne, Amsterdam   13/Oct/07


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