Hong Kong Airlines is looking for young people
with Hong Kong Permanent Resident status for its second round of
cadet pilot recruitment, following the successful launch last
The 2017 programme received over 4,000
applications and Hong Kong Airlines is now looking to welcome new
applicants with the recruitment phase running until 15 February
All new cadets will undergo 70 weeks of flight
training, which includes ground school training and multi-crew
cooperation training using medium jet simulator.
completion of the programme, successful cadets will receive their
official appointment as Second Officers of Hong Kong Airlines.
Mr Tang King Shing, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong
Airlines, said, "Hong Kong Airlines is currently undergoing a
period of unprecedented growth and we continue to seek new talent
every day. Our recruitment for new pilots has seen a double digit
jump over the past two years and we are committed in our pursuit
to help spur growth within the industry. By solidify Hong Kong's
position as a world-class international aviation hub, we can
provide our customers with more travel options and flexibility."
Having served a record seven million passengers
in 2017, which represented an impressive 10% climb year-on-year,
Hong Kong Airlines is witnessing passenger growth that exceeds the
industry average of 7.5%.
To help cater to this growing demand, the
airline is developing a
new training centre. In
addition, Hong Kong Airlines is also looking to expand its fleet
to 50 aircraft strong by 2019, and is poised to take delivery of
all 21 Airbus A350s by 2020.
These improvements will prove pivotal
to the airline as it continues to transition into a global carrier
with long-haul aspirations that will include non-stop services to
San Francisco, New York and London in 2018.
Interested parties should visit the airline's
website to learn more.
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