Overview


By joining Cathay Dragon as a pilot, you will operate short haul and regional flights. Apply now to become a Hong Kong-based First Officer if you meet the following requirements:

  • Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), or
  • Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with a Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) and same state ATPL examinations credits – obtained without exemption or conversion
  • Minimum 1500 hours flying experience in fixed wing aircraft
  • The total hour requirement might be reduced for A320 / A330 rated individuals, with time on type
  • Valid Class 1 medical certificate
  • ICAO English language proficiency level 4 or above
  • Non-type rated are welcome to apply

Some of the training you will go through to be ready to fly our fleet include:

  • Type rating training for Cathay Dragon’s Airbus A320/1 or A330 fleets conducted in the Cathay Pacific Group Flight Training Centre in Hong Kong
  • Airbus type-rated pilots to complete a short course for either fleet, and non-Airbus type-rated pilots to complete a full conversion course
  • Line Flying Under Supervision training prior to release to line operations tailored to the new-joining pilot’s experience level, with an emphasis on maximum exposure to Cathay Dragon’s varied operating environment
  • Further training programmes to assist first officers in developing command skills prior to commencing a command upgrade course

For enquiries, please email recruit.cockpit@cathaydragon.com.