03 September 2019

GOOSE Recruitment is excited to share that we have partnered with the leading Japanese Airline – Air Japan. This partnership comes as a result of Air Japan's demand for both Captains and First Officers to fly their B767 aircraft.

With GOOSE Recruitment leading the way in Pilot Aviation Recruitment, Air Japan has entrusted our Specialist Pilot Recruitment Consultants to support them in finding the very best pilot talent the market has to offer.

Who are Air Japan?

Air Japan is a passenger airline providing passenger flight operations from Japan to Hawaii and across the Asia route. Based out of Narita International Airport in Narita in Chiba – Japan, this leading airline also specialises in cargo services - freight operations with routes from China, South Asia and Okinawa.

Having originally established as World Air Network in 1990, the airline later rebranded to Air Japan to launch its new operations in 2001 with its first scheduled service between Osaka and Seoul. Since then Air Japan has gone on to become of the most popular airlines operating scheduled services out of Asia.

“Built on a foundation of security and trust, the wings within ourselves, help to fulfil the hopes and dreams of an interconnected world.”

Operating under the ANA (All Nippon Airways) brand, Air Japan is an airline that takes pride in prioritising safety and high levels of customer service at all times. This a mission statement that is built on the foundations of security and trust in an aim to safeguard both customers and staff. Additionally, to further ensure this promise Air Japan is a proud member of Star Alliance – one of the largest and most globally recognised airline alliances with a dedication to providing “high standards of safety and customer service.”

As citied by ANA, Air Japan have a motto;

“To live up to our motto of "Trustworthy, Heart-warming, Energetic!"

What aircraft does Air Japan operate?

As a key player in the aviation industry, Air Japan operates 156 international passenger flights each week, and also 217 weekly cargo flights on the B767-300F/BCF aircraft.

Air Japan use the best aircraft available to ensure a reliable to high-quality service to its customers. This includes;

  • X 2 Boeing 767-300

  • X 28 Boeing 767-300ER

  • X 22 Boeing 787-8

  • X 28 Boeing 787-9

Could you be the next Pilot flying for Air Japan?

Air Japan operates a fleet of B-767-300ERs with routes to China, Korea, Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, Vietnam, and Hawaii. Due to continued success and high demand on these routes Air Japan is on the lookout for experienced Pilots to fly their fleet of Boeing 767 aircraft.

On offer to the right candidates is a fantastic opportunity and great benefits, which include the support of commuting flights. In return, Air Japan is looking for Pilots who meet the following requirements;

Rated and Non-rated Captains for Air Japan on the B-767-300ER. Minimum hours (Total) 6000;

  • Minimum hours (Jet) 4500 (PIC, MTOW >65,000kg)

  • License ICAO ATPL (Taiwan or Hong Kong ATPL may be considered)

  • Ratings P1 Jet MTOW >65,000kg

  • FRTOL 2 years’ experience

  • Recent Experience Date of Last Flight within 1 year

  • Medical valid Class 1 Medical

  • English Proficiency ICAO Level 4

Rated and Non-rated First Officers for Air Japan on the B-767-300ER;

  • Minimum hours (Total) 3000

  • Minimum hours (Jet) 500 (no MTOW restrictions)

  • Minimum hours (Others) including; 250 PIC, or 70 PIC + 180 ICUS, or 500 ICUS 200 X-Country Including 100 (PIC) 100 Night Flying 75 Instrument Flying, License ICAO ATPL (Taiwan or Hong Kong ATPL may be considered)

  • Ratings P1 or P2 Jet (multi-crew)

  • FRTOL – 2 years’ experience

  • A valid Class 1 Medical

  • English Proficiency - ICAO Level 4

What could a Pilot's life look like in Japan? We have written an article dedicated to a Pilots guide to living and working in Japan:

Read the guide here

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