Ryanair Reviews

Updated Sep 12, 2020

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2.8
41%
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37%
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Ryanair CEO and Director Michael O'Leary
Michael O'Leary
352 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 30 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, unsociable hours, sales(in 28 reviews)

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  1. "DS"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    for more experience and getting to know the field itself

    Cons

    to get into the industry

  2. "Great place to start career and grow quickly"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    Given lots of responsibility early on. Work with incredibly talented, creative, successful people. Fast paced environment - you will never be bored or looking for work. They prefer to promote internally Huge customer base allows for interesting marketing campaigns Industry leaders for airline web and app development

    Cons

    Long hours, be expected to work more than your contracted hours Fast pace = high pressure and no room for error


  3. "Lots of Responsibility & Atonomy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    Senior level exposure from every position within the company as it's a flat organisation. You can learn a lot very quickly by simply being thrown in the deep end and learning on the job. Lots of career progression and opportunities within HQ.

    Cons

    Lack of social activities & flexibility to working hours

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  4. "Good company, good team"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ryanair Cabin Crew in Bergamo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meet people from all over the world, work under pressure

    Cons

    Low salary, hard work, too much hours per day

  5. "Ok"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Cabin Supervisor in Vilnius

    I worked at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    Stability and easy to become supervisor

    Cons

    They try to save on anything possible

  6. "Great job really enjoyed it"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Every day is different working with general public

    Cons

    Rowdy drunk passengers and turbulence

  7. "Good"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    Fixed roster 5-3 Many bases around Europe

    Cons

    Too much attention to sales attendance

  8. "Graduate Program Sales and Marketing"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Program in Swords

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    Face paced environment + Travelling benefices

    Cons

    Bad managements + low salary and far from city center

  9. "Does what it says on the tin"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Ryanair full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fixed roster Good pay Good hours

    Cons

    Difficult to move bad to home

  10. "Salary"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryanair full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, trips, colleagues, good start, free training

    Cons

    Poor salary, stress, too many hours, bad management

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