Candidate Charter

Equal Opportunities

Ryanair Group is committing to delivering a discrimination free Recruitment Process. Candidates will be afforded equal opportunities regardless of their Age, Civil Status, Disability, Family Status, Gender Identity, Housing, Ethnicity, Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, and any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.


Ryanair Group strives to provide all candidates with a transparent recruitment process by maintaining comprehensive job descriptions which clearly outline the role, duties, responsibilities, expectations and required qualifications enabling candidates to make informed decisions before applying and / or progressing in the application process.

Fair and Consistent

Ryanair Group maintains a fair and consistent recruitment process that assesses candidates solely based on their skills, experience, and requirements for the role. This will be tailored to the specific role and is achieved by utilization of standardised interviews, assessment centres, online assessment tools and evaluation methods.

Data Processing and Handling

Ryanair Group collects and process personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection laws, if you are a European job applicant, see the privacy notice for further details.

Safety and Security

Ryanair Group operates in a highly regulated industry and thus prioritizes Safety & Security in all aspects of recruitment. Thorough pre-employment background checks will be completed in addition to verification of any required licenses, qualifications, and certifications to ensure regulatory compliance and the safety of guests, crew, employees, and the wider airline.

Professionalism and Respect

All Ryanair Group employees are treated with the utmost respect and professionalism; this commences with the initial recruitment process. All interactions including interviews and communications are conducted in a courteous and respectful manner.

Effective and Timely Communication

Ryanair Group strives to deliver clear, timely and regular communications with all candidates regarding the recruitment process and /or job vacancies.

Talent Development

Ryanair Group encourages continuous development and growth within the organisation. This is achieved through regular internal career opportunities, encouraging internal applicants to develop their skills by taking on new challenges within the company and progressing their career. Ryanair Group also strives to be ‘an employer of choice’ and regularly attends and hosts career events in the community to encourage candidates to enter the the Airline Industry.

Candidate Experience and Continuous Improvement

Ryanair Group is committed to ensuring that all candidates receive a positive recruitment experience and candidates feel both valued and respected throughout the application process. Feedback is not only sought but encouraged from both internal and external stakeholders with a view to improving the candidate experience for all.


Ryanair Group complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards governing candidate recruitment. The company ensures that all recruitment practices align with legal requirements and industry best practices and regularly review these requirements to ensure that these standards remain.