Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51 - Air transport

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 September 2022
Employment effect (start)
28 September 2022
Foreseen end date
1 September 2030


Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has recently announced plans to create 2,000 new jobs in Ireland by 2030. Therefore, the company will hire at least 250 people over the next 3 years. New positions will be for pilots, cabin crew, engineers and IT developers. The large job announcement was made as part of plans by the airline to grow its annual passenger numbers by 10 million between now and 2030. Tánaiste Leo Varadkar welcomed the news.

Ryanair currently employs 2,600 people in Ireland as well as 17,000 worldwide.

Previous business expansion were recorded in the ERM database early this year, with 200 job created in June (Ryanair-2022a-IE) and 150 jobs created in March (Ryanair-2022b-IE).



Eurofound (2022), Ryanair, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 107474, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/107474.