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Latest News /// Ryanair
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General Info /// Ryanair
Callsign 'Ryanair'
CEO or MD Mr. Michael O'Leary, CEO
Address Flight Operations Department
Ryanair Corporate Head Office
Dublin Airport
County Dublin
Telephone 353 1 844-4404
Ryanair website
Fleet Types 343 Boeing B737-800NG Airliners,
1 Boeing B737-700NG Airliner (used for crew training).

(Have taken delivery over the years of 400 B737's - but have also returned some older airframes back to the lessors etc.)
Aircraft Orders 130 Boeing B737-800NG Airliners - ordered March 2013.
100 Boeing B737-MAX8 Airliners (100 options) - ordered SEP 2014.
Pilot Bases / Domiciles London Stansted, London Luton, Liverpool East Midland, Glasgow Prestwick, Brussels Charleroi, Frankfurt Hahn, Dublin, Shannon, Milan Bergamo, Stockholm Skavsta, Rome Ciampino, Gerona, Barcelona, Cork, Pisa.

Massive Low-Cost Airline with operations and pilot bases all across Europe.

Alliance CAE & SAS Flight Academy (B737 TR)
Last Update 2016/09/08: Information Updated
Pilot Recruitment Info /// Ryanair
Employer Notes

See Pilot Hiring Info Page below for more information.

Hiring Cadets, Direct Entry First Officers (1500 hours on B737 required) and Captains - for 2015 start. Ryanair is also accepting ICAO licenses as long as the are able to be validated by the Irish CAA.


* EASA Pilot Licence and Medical / EU Passport.
* Ryanair is also accepting ICAO licenses as long as the are able to be validated by the Irish CAA.

Pilot Hiring
Pilot Recruitment link - Ryanair
Mr. David O'Brien, Director of Flight Operations
Mr. Ray Conway, Chief Pilot
Mr. Darrell Hughes, Deputy Director of Personnel
Mr. Declan Dooney, Pilot Recruitment Manager
Mr. Diarmuid Rogers, Pilot Recruitment Officer
Mr. Eoin Field, Pilot Recruitment Officer
Recruitment Email