737 Rated Captains

Operating a fleet of more than 380 Boeing 737 aircraft, Ryanair offers the opportunity for Cadets and experienced Pilots to fly our passengers safely across 80+ bases on over 1,800 daily flights.

Our recent aircraft order of 180 further Boeing 737-800, as well as options for 100 more Boeing 737 MAX 200’s, has created an exciting environment for ambitious pilots who want to become part of Europe’s favourite airline.

No planned overnights and rosters published 4 weeks in advance.

Why join our team: Why not?

Apart from growing faster than any other airline in Europe, we have one of the youngest fleets in the industry, flying to a wide variety of destinations.

We also provide you the following:

  • Outstanding earnings potential (including guaranteed min. hours for contractors)
  • The best roster in the business; stable 5 on 4 off pattern
  • No planned overnights and rosters published 4 weeks in advance
  • Unrivalled career progression – new aircraft and bases create opportunities for promotion to Captain, LTC, TRE, Base Captain, etc.
  • Job security – permanent and contract positions available in one of the most successful airlines in the world.
  • Industry leading training
  • New modern fleet – our fleet consists entirely of next generation Boeing 737-800s with an average age of five years, with Boeing 737 Max 200’s arriving in 2017.
  • Great base opportunities available at many locations across the network

New modern fleet – our fleet consists entirely of next generation Boeing 737-800s with an average age of five years, with Boeing 737 Max 200’s arriving in 2017.

With our fleet growing to 546 aircraft by 2024, we are now offering a number of Direct Entry Type Rated Captains and Type Rated First Officers with experience in operating Boeing 737 300-900 aircraft, as well as Non-Type Rated Captains with experience on multi-jet engine aircraft, the opportunity to join our pilot body and continue to provide our customers with the safest flight experience in the industry.

With permanent direct employment and 5 year agency contracts on offer and unrivalled basing opportunities throughout our extensive European network, pilots will have the opportunity to be employed by Ryanair directly or by one of our service providers. If you would like to become part of our valued team of professionals and meet the following requirements, please apply now.

“Please note that we do not accept Cadet applications through this email address and we are not able to answer any queries related to your application on the CAE website”

If you are looking for a new challenge and meet the following requirements, please submit your application to: pilotrecruitment@ryanair.com