B737NG Captains Required | Spring Airlines Japan
Narita, Japan up to $180,000 p.a. Commuting Media
Job summary

The Client:

Spring Airlines Japan is a new and growing low-cost carrier serving the Japanese and regional Asian market, operating a fleet of B-737-800 aircraft. An expanding route network and new aircraft arriving has resulted in some fabulous opportunities for captains to join the airline, initially on a long-term basis.

A very attractive remuneration package with all tax paid in Japan includes a range of expatriate benefits, complementing an enviable lifestyle. Full details of the terms on offer and the qualifying criteria are below:

Terms and Conditions

Flight Base:                                         Narita, Japan

Length of Assignment:                        3-year contract (Renewable)

Interviews:                                         Held on a regular basis in Tokyo

Training:                                              Approximately 5 months/No training bond required.

Basic Salary (Net after Tax)

After Captain qualification








 During training              

70 hours per month


1st year : $9,500USD

2nd year : $10,000USD

3rd year : $10,500USD


1st year : $10,000USD

2nd year : $10,500USD

3rd year : $11,000USD


Initial Bonus

$5,000USD paid upon Captain qualification.

(After all Japan tax paid, net amount)

Days Off

10 days for non-commuting.

16 consecutive days off in 2 months for commuting.

Annual Completion Bonus

1st year : $10,000USD net after all Japan tax.

2nd year : $10,000USD net after all Japan tax.

3rd year : $15,000USD net after all Japan tax.


20 days per year.

Ticket Allowance

For commuting contract $1000USD per month after captain qualification.

For non-commuting contract $1000~2000USD provided to Employee and dependents every 6 month after captain qualification.

Moving Allowance

300,000JPY ( approx. $2,700USD) after Captain qualification one time only.

Housing Allowance

200,000JPY (Approx. $1800 USD) per month after Captain qualification.

Employee Fare Travel on

Spring Airlines Japan

 10 one-way tickets after 6 months from Captain qualification.

20 one-way tickets after 1 year from Captain qualification

Medical Insurance                   

During Training Japan National health insurance provided.

After captain qualification, Company group insurance provided.

Education support

600,000JPY ( Approx $5,400 USD) per child per year for non-commuting contract

  •  B737 type rating for ICAO license holder or Jet type rating for JCAB license holder
  •  1000 hours minimum PIC time with commercial airline
  •  4,000 hours minimum total Pilot flight time, 3,000 hours on jet.
  •  EFIS: 1,000 hours
  •  PIC: 1500 hours on jet with maximum takeoff weight of 50,000kg or above, or 2000 hours on jet with maximum takeoff weight of 30,000kg or above.
  •  Valid Airline Transport Pilot License (“ATPL”) from ICAO recognized country.
  •  Last flight as PIC within 12 months of application preferred.
  •  Valid First-Class Medical Certificate. (ICAO)
  •  ICAO English Proficiency level 4 or above.
  •  Below 60 years of age at employment if JCAB type rated. If ICAO type rated 55 years of age. (Offers employment until 67 of age.)
  •  Body Mass Index (BMI) below 30
  •  No record of accidents, incidents, or criminal activity.

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