Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been enabling global flight with passion since 1967. From a single maintenance hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 50 locations and 4,000 employees worldwide, our offering includes Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Maintenance, and Staffing. We are the effort behind effortless. The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and passion with one common mission: to serve customers best!

In order to reinforce the Flight Operations team in Basel we are currently recruiting for G550 Captains based in Hong Kong.
Captain supports the aircraft operations, maintains high standard of flight safety and operational procedures, comply with the regulations and provides the professional service to our clients. This role reports to Director Flight Operations, particularly on G550 fleets based in Hong Kong.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the safety of all crew members, passengers and cargo onboard
  • Ensure that all operational procedures and checklists are complied with in accordance with the provisions of the Operations Manual FOM
  • Ensure that all crew members occupy their stations prior to take-off, final approach and landing
  • Not permit any crew member to perform any activity during take-off, initial climb, final approach and landing except those for duties required for the safe operation of the aircraft
  • Not allow any flight data and/or cockpit voice recorder to be disabled or erased, unless data needs to be conserved for the investigation of an incident or accident and would otherwise automatically be erased
  • Coordinate the work distribution within the flight crew to obtain a maximum of good airmanship for the conduct of the flight
  • Ensure precise navigation and observation of minimum altitudes
  • Observe the limitations of all aircraft systems and ensure the proper use and handling of the aircraft
  • Enforce the strict use of checklists
  • Ensure that the amount of usable fuel remaining suffices to proceed to an airport where a safe landing can be made, with final reserve fuel remaining
  • Maintain close contact with the cabin crew in order to ensure that all requirements concerning cabin safety are being followed
  • Ensure that the flight and technical logs are completed
  • File written occurrence and accident reports if the necessity arises
  • Maintain familiarity with relevant aviation regulations, JBJH/JBJS operations manual and agreed aviation practices to fulfill his function
  • Maintain a high standard of discipline, conduct and appearance as a representative of the company
  • Comply with the regulations contained in the Operations Manual (FOM) and the Air Navigation Order (ANO)
  • Ensure that all passengers are briefed on the location of emergency exits and the location and use of relevant safety and emergency equipment


  • Current on type rating G550

To Apply:

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV).

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