Thursday, April 5, 2018

Cathay Pacific Pilot Recruitment - Cadet Pilot ( Fully Sponsored )

Cadet Programme - No flying experience necessary

What we offer:

  • World-class training at our Flight Training School in Adelaide
  • A 55 week programme starting with ‘Ab-initio’ flight training and on completion of obtaining a Hong Kong Commercial Pilot's Licence (CPL).
  • Training will commence with ground theory and single-engine Ab-initio training through circuits, instrument flying and upset prevention.
  • The MECIR training will be in a DA42, light twin aircraft.
  • Ground theory consists of technical and regulatory theory requirements, Hong Kong ATPL subjects, and flight training procedures.
Specific training on Cathay Pacific’s Boeing or Airbus fleet is conducted in the Cathay Pacific Group Flight Training Centre in Hong Kong.

Pre-qualified Cadet Pilot Programme - For ICAO CPL holders

What we offer:
  • 15 weeks Ground Theory + all EASA Exams
  • 12 hours DA40 Dual Flying  (Includes 3 hours to familiarise them with DA40)
  • 21 hours DA42 Flying
  • 26 hours DA42 Simulator
  • 40hrs PF/40hrs PM FSTD
Cathay Pacific is excited to be expanding its fleet, and will be conducting interviews and selection for our Cadets Pilot Programme throughout the year in Hong Kong.

  • Hong Kong Permanent Resident
  • Be physically fit and qualify for a HKCAD Class 1 Medical
  • Meet our flight deck reach requirements
  • Secondary school education with good passes in mathematics and science, or a university degree (science subject preferred), or passes in all ATPL subjects
  • Be 18 years of age or more
  • ICAO English Language Proficiency
For enquiries, please email

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only.  All data will be kept on file for up to 24 months from the last date of submission or update.

To download the complete Cathay Pacific interview questions for Cadet Pilot, DESO and DEFO click here 

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