Ryanair is Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), operating more than 1,500 daily flights (over 500,000 per year) from 57 bases, across 1,500 low fare routes, connecting 180 destinations in 29 countries and operating a fleet of 305 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Ryanair has recently announced firm orders for a further 175 new Boeing aircraft, which will be delivered between 2014 and 2018. Ryanair currently employs more than 8,500 highly skilled professionals, will carry over 80 million passengers this year and has an outstanding 28-year safety record.
Company Growth (employees)
Dublin, IE
Size (employees)
13,026 (est)
Ryanair was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Dublin, IE

Key People/Management at Ryanair

Michael O’Leary

Michael O’Leary

Chief Executive Officer
Neil Sorahan

Neil Sorahan

Chief Financial Officer
John Hurley

John Hurley

Chief Technology Officer
Kenny Jacobs

Kenny Jacobs

Chief Marketing Officer
David O’Brien

David O’Brien

Chief Commercial Officer
Edward Wilson

Edward Wilson

Chief People Officer
Peter Bellew

Peter Bellew

Chief Operations Officer
Juliusz Komorek

Juliusz Komorek

Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer; Company Secretary

Ryanair Office Locations

Ryanair has an office in Dublin
Dublin, IE (HQ)
Airside Business Park
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Ryanair Financials and Metrics

Ryanair Financials


Market capitalization (27-Oct-2017)

25.1 b

Closing share price (27-Oct-2017)

Ryanair's current market capitalization is $25.1 b.
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Ryanair Market Value History

Ryanair's Web-traffic and Trends

Ryanair Online and Social Media Presence

Ryanair News and Updates

Ryanair Looks to South Africa For Pilot Hiring

Ryanair has always claimed it doesn't have problems recruiting pilots and to keep growing it's going to have to cast the net further afield. With South Africa's flag carrier struggling, that country is a good choice. -Patrick Whyte

With the launch of Eurostar’s newest route, high-speed rail links a fractured Europe

After several delays, Eurostar’s newest direct route from London to Amsterdam has an official launch date, beefing up the UK’s transport links with the continent—right…

Ryanair Finds One Benefit to Union Recognition

Ryanair might not have wanted to accept unionization, but one of the consequences could be growth at airports it had previously shunned. -Patrick Whyte

Ryanair Claims It Won’t Concede in Looming Battle With Unions

Ryanair's friendly approach towards labor unions doesn't appear to have lasted long. With CEO Michael O'Leary resuming his combative stance, one can expect further clashes between the low-cost airline and its workforce over the coming months. -Patrick Whyte

Ryanair: 'Time is running out' on Brexit

Ryanair says UK government "continues to underestimate the likelihood of flight disruptions to/from the UK." Budget airline says it needs clarity on a transition deal by summer or flights could be grounded and tickets invalid. Airline reports strong third-quarter results but is cautious on outlook…

Ryanair’s Hotel Ambitions and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

This week in aviation, Ryanair had our attention. The airline has hotel ambitions, but it's a long road for any one brand to become the Amazon of travel. -Sarah Enelow
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Ryanair Company Life and Culture

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