Longreach Aviation is now recruiting experienced ATR72 First Officers for Kite Air of Vietnam.
Kite Air is a new operator in the booming Vietnam aviation industry and this is a rare opportunity to join a new airline and be at the front of the airline’s expansion.
Kite Air is expected to start ATR72 operations by the first quarter of 2020. The current expansion plan is for a fleet of 30 aircraft by the end of 2024, including 15 ATR-72s and 15 Airbus A320 family aircraft.
Kite Air have said there is the potential to transfer to the A320 as the A320 aircraft commence operations in the future.
Contracts are 2 years in length and renewable. First Officer’s can choose from four operational bases of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang or Chu Lai.
Vietnam is a very popular and fast-growing destination for pilots and expatriates. It offers a highly-sought after lifestyle, low cost of living, along with a lively, vibrant culture.
Longreach provides all of its pilots with access to our group Loss of Income insurance and Life Insurance underwritten by Lloyds of London, with selectable levels of cover up to USD10,000 per month for 24 months, plus an additional lump sum of up to USD550,000. In addition, all Longreach pilots are automatically covered by our emergency medical insurance and travel benefits package.
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Kite Air Benefits
All amounts below are in USD.
Salary & Benefits: ATR72 First Officers
|Position||Senior First Officers||First Officers|
|Roster Options||3 wks ON/1 wk OFF
6 wks ON/2 wks OFF
|Work Rate||50 hours & 30 sectors||-|
(50 hrs & 30 sectors)
|Flight Allowance||USD50 per hour, and|
USD20 per sector
|USD45 per hour, and
USD15 per sector
|Estimated Monthly Pmt|
(70hrs & 43 sectors)
|Layover Allowance||USD50 per night|
|Sick Leave||6 days per annum|
|Vietnames Personal Income Taxes||Paid by Kite Air|
|Additional Benefits||Base Allowance|
- Valid ATR 72-500/600 rating
- Minimum 1,500 hrs total
- Minimum 1,000 hrs ATR72-500/600 for FO, or
- Minimum 2,000 hrs ATR72-500/600 for Senior First Officer
- Last flown the ATR72 within 6 months
- Valid ICAO ATPL
- Valid First Class Medical
- ICAO English Level 4 or above
- Under 62 years of age
Firstly, please make sure you have registered with Longreach Aviation.
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The application for Kite Air requires the submission of the following documents:
- Application Form
- Aeronautical Experience Form
- Longreach Letter of Appointment
- Scanned copies of your personal documents
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