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Does Cathay have any specific policy about hiring pilots?
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Written by Capt Lim   
Wednesday, 09 January 2008 20:13

Hi Captain Lim!

My name is Andre and I am currently a captain with Philippine Airlines. Does Cathay Pacific Airways have any policies about hiring a specific race? I am an Airbus A330 and A340 captain.

Hi Andre,

Cathay Pacific Airways do impose a very high standard where recruitment of pilots is concerned. You may be an experienced Airbus A330 and A340 captain but you still need to go through the stringent interview and a simulator flight check before they would consider hiring you.

As far as I know, I do not believe they have any particular policy about hiring or favoring any specific race but if you do make the cut, I am sure they would take you in. Yes, they have a lot of expatriate Caucasian pilots there (and very few Hong Kong Chinese or Asian pilots) and this often gives that misconception to many outsiders.

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