Ryanair Reviews

Updated 13 Jul 2020

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2.9
43%
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39%
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Ryanair CEO and Director Michael O'Leary
Michael O'Leary
336 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff travel is good but not as beneficial as it used to be(in 40 reviews)

  • "Roster 5 days working 3 days off(in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "If some turbulence happens during the flight the cabin crew need to be very confident and always smile to show passengers that nothing serious happened(in 32 reviews)

  • "Long hours of work / Not paid for delays(in 27 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "No career growth"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I met some really good people there

    Cons

    Management style and their attitudes are not the nicest

  2. COVID-19

    "Avoid if possible. Good for experience, but that’s it!"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent Product. Millions of daily users on web and app. Flight benefits.

    Cons

    Zero benefits (besides flights) No structure No social aspect to job Very poor management Extremely poor communication. Hostile environment in HQ.

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  3. "Good pay"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, experience, pay, meeting new people, cheap flights

    Cons

    Long hours, unsociable hours, sales

  4. "Opportunities available but progression is mostly based on time applied not only inside but outside of work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There’s plenty of work and it’s a fast paced environment. There’s loads of experiences men/ women to refer to as well.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be a little to clustered work wise but it’s a fast paced industry so this is a given.

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  5. "working for Ryanair as a Cabin Crew for the last 5 years"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew (Full Time) in Athens
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    multicultural environment, daysoff, teamworking, nice colleagues, based on my country and city

    Cons

    workload, waking up too early for early shifts, sometimes work/life balance is hard

  6. "Ryanair not good not bad"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good colleagues, nice job, nice uniform, good percentage on sales.

    Cons

    Low salary, if you're really good and you don't go out you can pay the rent, do the shop, pay the bill and save 200€ per month.

  7. "was decent"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Airline Pilot in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I worked at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    ayyy was decent good apy

    Cons

    long innit nevr saw my kids

  8. "Very good to start career"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Maintenance Coordinator in Bergamo
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary as entry level

    Cons

    No meritocracy and no career improvement

  9. "low cost mean low cost"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Cabin Crew in Stansted, England

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - good and cheap discounted tickets around the ryanair network - the opportunity to start in the aviation industry - one of the bests roster patterns of the industry

    Cons

    - low salary - pushy managers towards sales

  10. "Co pilote"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - First Officer in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The 5/4 Shift the commuting to and from home base

    Cons

    Salary inconstant Just a number in the company

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