Flight Operations

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A 2-year rotational graduate programme working within either Operations Control or Flight Operations. We are looking for flexible and hardworking graduates, who are looking to stretch themselves, with a strong ability to learn and adapt.

Joining Ryanair, you will be given responsibility from day one, and we won’t hold you back, we encourage employees to share their new ideas on how we can improve the business. From day one you will be a member of a dynamic team. You will be right in the centre of the action in our Flight Operations room in HQ.

Operations Control Centre – Implementation, Supervision and Control of Ryanair’s entire flight schedule, across 40 countries and over 200 destinations. Join a multicultural team, operating 24 hours a day 364 days a year. Managing over 2400 daily flights & 300,000 passengers a day.

The Ryanair brand remains No.1 across Europe, as we dominate the aviation industry.

Operations Control graduates will train and work in two departments for 12 months each, following an intense 12 week training programme.

Operations Control

Management of a safe and on time flight operation. Managing the pre-planned flying schedule and redeployment of aircraft on a forward planning and reactive basis. Ops control are responsible for supervision and control of the Ryanair flight schedule.

Crew Control

Management of both Flight Deck and Cabin Crew active roster for up to 10-day period. Crew Control Redeploy crew due to lateness, sickness, aircraft swaps, crew out of hours’ crew (Flight time limitations FTL).

Ground Operations Control (GOPs)

Airport and passenger management. Point of contact for third party Ground Handling Agents (GHA) and airport staff across our entire network in relation to Ryanair policies and procedures. Ground Ops are responsible for the looking after our customers in the event of delays or cancellations.

Flight Planning

Management of our LIDO flight planning system, producing compliant and cost efficient flight plans. Ensuring flight plans are filed and flight plan briefs are sent to our pilots.