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

450 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 May 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


Irish based airline Ryanair has announced that it is to create 450 new jobs across its UK airports following the opening of its new European training centre at London Stanstead. This is part of a larger expansion, which including the 450 UK jobs is expected to result in 1,000 new jobs in the company worldwide. The company has confirmed that the UK roles will be based at its 13 airports and the roles which will be offered include pilots, cabin crew and engineers. It is understood that these positions will be filled by the end of 2016.


  • 17 May 2016: Insider Media


Eurofound (2016), Ryanair, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 87791, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/87791.