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Operator Classification
Operator name: Ryanair
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Europe
Country: Ireland
 
Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
(pension, per diems and brief payscale are listed further down the page)
Effective from:
Listed pay rates are:
(yearly, hourly etc)
Monthly before tax (35% approx.)
Currency: Euro (only pilots based in England are paid in Pounds)
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
30hrs as McGinley, though majority now on RYR contract including cadets.
(click here to use the currency converter)  
Addtional notes: Ryanair announced “pay rises” across their network. There is some progress on union recognition in some Countries. There has been some slow but steady improvements on negotiations. Launched New sponsored cadet programme & APS MCC combined with B737 TR.    
 
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Fleet
Capt RYR (bases on new deal)Capt RYR (most bases)Capt BrkfdCapt StormFO RYRFOBrk>1500FO Brk>500FO BrkCadet FOLIne train FO
Rank
on 80hrs/mB737-800WB737-800WB737-800WB737-800WB737-800WB737-800WB737-800WB737-800WB737-800W
Year
 
20
BEFORE tax
10500
11600
11200
5000
6200
5000
4400
3000
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per month
18
E 155000
E 7500
17
E 155000
E 7500
16
E 155000
E 7500
15
E 155000
E 7500
14
E 155000
E 7500
13
E 155000
E 7500
12
E 155000
E 7500
11
E 155000
E 7500
10
E 155000
E 7500
9
E 155000
E 7500
8
E 155000
E 7500
7
E 155000
E 7500
6
E 155000
E 7500
5
E 155000
E 7500
4
E 155000
E 7500
3
E 155000
E 7500
2
E 155000
E 7500
E 59000
E 59000
1
E 145000
E 7000
E 53000
E 53000
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top New RYR contract up to 155000, only by being TRE LTC or BC. Normal line captain max 142000 before tax. Expect to pay between 33% and 40% tax with Irish contacts, although now majority on local contracts (Germany, UK, Italy, Belgium, France, Poland...). Many bases now only on 75% contracts for new joiners/transfers
12/Nov/19
Capt base New RYR contract : 6933 gross basic + 1000 productivity bonus + 500 monthly allowance + €48 flight pay per hour. Many bases now only on 75% contracts for new joiners/transfers
12/Nov/19
FO top 1500hrs+: New deal: 39K basic + 38GBP SBH+ 500GBP Productivity Bonus+ 460 Allowance. 8/Dec/19
FO base 23 K basic + 32 GBP SBH + 500 GBP productivity + 460 Allowance 3/Nov/19
SO top Same as above as now all new cadets or training pilots are on RYR fixed contract. Same gross etc.
29/Apr/19
SO base 21 K Basic + 16 GBP SBH + 500 GBP Bonus + 460 Allowance
3/Nov/19
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt 39€ paid net.
15/Jul/19
FO 10€ paid net.
15/Jul/19
SO 5€ paid net.
15/Jul/19
FE N/A
13/Jul/05
   
Pension Details
last update
600€ per month, half contributed by RYR pension scheme. Fully tax deductible.  
29/Apr/19
   
Conditions
last update
Roster 5 days ON - 4 Days OFF (5 Earlies - 4 OFF - 5 Lates - 4 OFF). LEAVE: RYR Contract: 1 x Calendar Month OFF (19 Days Paid leaves, the rest are Days OFF according to the 5-4 roster) + 10 Ad Hoc paid days, 150€ per day, (you can choose as many days as you want, single days, block of 5 etc. for a total of 10 per year).
29/Apr/19
Leave 28 Days
4/Feb/08
Staff travel Unlimited standby travel for pilots positioning on the Ryanair network. Parents, spouses and siblings under 21 years of age eligible for standby travel. After one year in the company, 6 return trip tickets for any desired person. Mcginley contract: no staff travel or stby tickets, only jump seat from base to base (wherever).
14/May/18
Discounted
holidays
Discounts at various hotels, car rentals and travel agencies. Touchdown IS affiliated with Ryanair, discounts on resorts, flights, insurance up to 60% for crew, family and affiliates.
14/May/18
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Excess staff in Spain and Belgium to be made redundant 26/May/20
   
  Outlook:  
Due to COVID19, year 2020 has a history worst profit and negative effects will continue on 2021. 27/Mar/20
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Negative   26/May/20
   
Entry Requirements
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  Captain  
No DEC recruitment until further notice. 7/Jul/19
     
  FO  
1. Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU). 2: Date of Birth – (Not over 65). 3: Licence Type – a) EASA Part FCL b) JAR FCL c) National Licence compliant with ICAO standards Note: c) Will require IAA validation – (Some national licences will not be accepted by the IAA). 4: Validity of Licence – (Must be valid. Applies to JAR-FCL and National Licences). 5:Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate. 6: Minimum 1,200 hours total flying time. 7: Minimum of 1,000 hours on a CS25* Type Aircraft. 8: Minimum 800 hours on the B737-300 to 900 series. 9: Applicant must have the B737 300-900 type rating listed on the Licence. 10: For JAA & EASA licence holders the application must be made within 36 months of the most recent B737 300-900 “Valid Until” date specified in Section XII “Certificate of Revalidation”. 11: English Language Proficiency – minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level). (Reference: ICAO Doc 9835). 12: Must have operated on B737 300-900 within the 36 months prior to the course start date. 13:* CS-25 Certification Specifications applicable to turbine powered Large Aeroplanes. An aeroplane of more than 5700 kg (12500 pounds) maximum certificated take-off weight. 13/Nov/18
     
  SO  
1: Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU). 2: Date of Birth – (Not over 65). 3: Licence Type – must have a valid JAR or EASA (CPL) Frozen ATPL (Air Transport Pilots License). 4: Validity of Licence – (Must be valid. Applies to JAR-FCL and National Licences). 5: Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate. 6: Holds a valid multi-engine instrument rating. 7: Hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of multi-crew co-operation (MCC). 8: Must have a flight school report. 9: Cadets who have conducted a modular course need to have 100 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC), or 70 hours as PIC if completed during a course of integrated flying training as set out in Appendix 3 A, C & D to Part-FCL and AMC1 to Appendix 3 A, C & D. 10: English Language Proficiency –minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level). 27/Jun/16
     
  FE  
N/A 13/Jul/05
     
  Scholorship  
-   26/Jan/17
   
Recruitment Process
last update
Initial pre-assessment online test provided by Cut-e. You have to pay 55€ in advance for it. After that pre-recording of a short video (instead of a telephone interview before). Followed by an email to pay 350 non-refundable Euros to within one day to acknowledge your interview in Dublin. Sim-Screening and Interview held at the Ryanair Headquarters in Dublin. Screening conducted on a new Boeing 737-800NG FNPT, with all necessary information provided before. Interview very friendly and straight forward, expect some technical questions and inquiries about CV. 17/Dec/18
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
Boeing 737-800NG (485x), Boeing 737-700NG (1x), Learjet 45 (4x) 29/Apr/19
     
  Orders:  
210x Boeing 737MAX200 (135 firm + 75 options); 10x expected to arrive ahead of summer 2020   14/Dec/19
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
Cadet can only apply via CAE: €350 non-refundable assessment fee if you are invited for an assessment. Cadet apply by clicking on this link https://pilot.cae.com/Programs/Ryanair.aspx?prog=6. Rated/Non Rated Contract Captains contact pilotrecruitment@ryanair.com 26/Mar/18
     
  Name:    
-   11/Sep/09
  Job Title:  
Pilot Recruitment Manager   10/Jul/08
  Address:    
Ryanair, Corporate Head Office, Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland   20/Feb/05
       
Tel: +44 1332 815 954 11/Dec/08
Fax:
Email: pilotrecruitment@ryanair.com 22/Jan/18
       
  Website:   
www.ryanair.com   20/Feb/05
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
https://careers.ryanair.com/pilots/   15/Jan/18
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
Alghero, Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bari, Belfast, Bergamo, Berlin-Schönefeld, Birmingham, Bologna, Bourgas, Bournemouth, Bratislava, Bremen, Brindisi, Bristol, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cagliari, Catania, Chania, Charleroi, Cologne Bonn, Corfu, Cork, Dublin, East-Midlands, Edinburgh, Faro, Fez, Frankfurt, Gdańsk, Girona, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Gran Canaria, Hahn, Hamburg, Ibiza, Karlsruhe, Kaunas, Kraków, Lamezia, Lanzarote, Leeds/Bradford, Lisbon, Liverpool, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Madrid, Málaga, Malta, Manchester, Marrakesh, Memmingen, Milan–Malpensa, Naples, Niederrhein, Nuremberg, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pescara, Pisa, Ponta Delgada, Porto, Poznan, Prague, Prestwick, Rome-Ciampino, Rome-Fiumicino, Seville, Santiago de Compostela, Shannon, Sofia, Stockholm-Skavsta, Thessaloniki, Tenerife-South Timișoara, Trapani, Valencia, Vilnius, Warsaw Modlin, Wrocław, Zadar. Also Mobile Floating positions available roster 5 x 5. 3 months same base.   29/Apr/19

 

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