Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Manchester,Liverpool, East Midlands
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.10 - Passenger air transport

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
31 October 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 May 2013


Budget Airline Ryanair has announced that it is to create 1,000 new jobs at three of its bases in the North of England. 460 jobs are to be created at the East Midlands Airport, 360 at Manchester and 180 at Liverpool. 

The company stated that despite contractions in the industry, its own operations are doing well as they are locating larger aircraft outside London. 

It is also reported that airport officials are questioning the high number of job creations announced. 


  • 31 October 2012: BBC Website


Eurofound (2012), Ryanair, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 74437, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74437.