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Pilots' Detailed Payscale- please state whether payscale is before or after tax
(pension, per diems and brief payscale are listed further down the page)
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Addtional notes:
greater than 70 hours overpay paid... easy to reach. Most time sleeping while on work, long haul.    
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Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

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Capt base U$ 7.730,00 if Type Rated. Tax rate is 30% once you spend 183 days in the country. Company only deduct 18% each pay. So you need deductions or you end up paying additional tax.
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FO base $4600 base after training, $2600 during grd school, $3600 during line training, +/- 1200$ housing allowance + $ 2.00 pediem per hour away from base. 14/Jan/05
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for China Airlines Pilot Jobs
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Pension Details for China Airlines Pilot Jobs
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2 months salary for every yr worked BUT Tax taken at 20% of your salary, but not entitled to pension (gov) until 60th birthday and 15yrs service so no chance to get get any of your contributions until 60 yrs.  
Conditions for China Airlines Pilot Jobs
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Roster Can travel each month one return flight to your single nominated homeleave destination, STBY basis upgradeable to Business Class
Leave 24 days annual leave, can take each month 2 days AL plus the 8 days consecutive, total of 10 days each month consecutive free.
Staff travel Yes
Discounted holidays

China Airlines Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
hiring freeze of local pilots and flight and rest times
2009 outlook bad for expats within the company. Cut of housing and pay without notice and only for expat pilots.  
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Neutral   17/Feb/19
China Airlines Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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744/A340: 7000hrs, 2000hrs PIC on comercial jet, 500hrs PIC on type, maximum 56 years old. 738/AB6: 6000hrs TT, 1500hrs PIC on comercial jet, 750hrs PIC on type, maxiumum 56 years old.
1500hrs TT, + 500hrs for every year after your 34th birthday. Maximium of 5500hrs when you’re 42.
Recruitment Process for China Airlines Pilot Jobs
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After application you will be invited for +/- 5 day interview/ medical examination. A very, very detailed medical examination, which takes two days, and ALL aspects are taken in consideration. An interview , general knowledge aviation questions, and finally a Sim ride. Pretty straightforward. Show lots of respect to management even after you are hired. Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  14/Jan/05
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B747-400 15 A340-300 7 A330-300 7 B737-800 12 A300-600R 6 B747-400F 19 30/Sep/06
Orders in 2006 and 2007 respectively. B744: 0, 0. B744F: 2, 1. B738: 0, 0. A343: 0, -1. A333: 4, 4. A306: -4, -2. 14 A350XWB   26/Jan/08
China Airlines Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Job Title:  
Pilot Recruitment Office, Administration Dept., Flight Operations, China Airlines No. 3, Alley 123, Lane 405, Tung-Hwa N. Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Fax: 886-2-2514-6336
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV)
Pilot vacancies webpage:  
Online application form link:    
Bases For China Airlines Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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So called ELO - Extended LayOver (8 days plus 2 anual leave = 10days/mth.) at the following places: FRA, ANC, YVR, LAX, MIA (for MIA, expect waiting list for years unless you are Venezuelian)
(click to look-up airport codes)


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