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Cathay Pacific Pilot Recruitment

Cathay Pacific Pilot Recruitment

Cadets, First Officers & Captains

Company Information

Last Recruitment Commenced: ongoing requirements throughout 2017
Currently Recruiting: Yes (As of November 2017)
Previously Recruited Low Hour Pilots: Yes
Trend: Postive

Cathay Pacific is the flag carrier of Hong Kong, with its head office and main hub located at Hong Kong International Airport.

The airline’s operations include scheduled passenger and cargo services to 200 destinations in 52 countries worldwide, codeshares, and joint ventures, with a fleet of wide-body aircraft, consisting of Airbus A330, Airbus A340, Airbus A350, and Boeing 777 equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Cathay Dragon, operates to 44 destinations in the Asia-Pacific region from its Hong Kong base.

In 2010, Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried nearly 27 million passengers and over 1.8 million tons of cargo and mail. Cathay Pacific is the world’s tenth largest airline measured in terms of sales, and fourteenth largest measured in terms of market capitalisation. In 2010, Cathay Pacific became the world’s largest international cargo airline, along with main hub Hong Kong International Airport as the world’s busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic.

Cathay Pacific is a founding member of the Oneworld alliance. Cathay Pacific’s subsidiary Cathay Dragon is an affiliate member of Oneworld. Cathay Pacific was awarded Skytrax’s 2014 Airline of the Year. Cathay Pacific has won the “World’s Best Airline” award four times.

Pilot Bases:

Second Officers:

  • Hong Kong

Captains and F/O Bases:

  • Hong Kong
  • New York JFK
  • Chicago O’Hare
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • Vancouver
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Manchester
  • Frankfurt
  • Anchorage
  • Sydney
  • Perth
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Auckland

NOTE: Most basings outside of Hong Kong are grandfathered. All new hires looking at a Hong Kong basing for 10+ years.

Current Fleet:

  • 37 x Airbus 330-300
  • 21 x Airbus 350-900
  • 5 x Boeing 777-200
  • 12 x Boeing 777-300
  • 53 x Boeing 777-300ER
  • 6 x Boeing 747-400ERF
  • 14 x Boeing 747-8F


  • 5 x Airbus 350-900
  • 20 x Airbus 350-1000
  • 21 x Boeing 777-9


Cathay Pacific Pilot Recruitment


70 including Cargo


Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd
Flight Crew Recruitment
Flight Operations Department
6/F, Flight Training Centre
Cathay Pacific City
10 Scenic Road
Lantau Island, Hong Kong


[email protected]

Cathay Pacific Assessment Briefing:

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Current Recruitment:

Please note that we are not a recruitment agency – we bring you potential flight deck jobs of interest together into one place. If you have any queries about a specific role, you should contact the airline or agency directly. All job details were correct at the time of posting but may since have changed or been removed. We have no affiliation with Cathay Pacific – All information updated is from information obtained from the airline’s website.