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Ryanair B737 Type-Rated First Officer


Location Portugal

Salary €73,000 - €78,000 per annum

Ryanair B737 Type-Rated First Officer

Ryanair, Europe's favourite airline, are looking to recruit experienced Boeing 737 Rated First Officers for bases throughout Europe. With 86 bases in 33 countries, Ryanair has the most extensive network allowing pilots the opportunity to live in a country where they want to be! They currently have 430 aircraft in their fleet and this will grow to 585 by 2024 and as a result we have opportunities for those aspiring to be Captains in the future!

McGinley Aviation, part of the McGinley Group, is pleased to offer 5 year fixed term contracts to successful 'Type Rated First-Officers' with minimum guaranteed hours at many of the EU bases across Ryanair's extensive network. Direct permanent employment positions are also available with Ryanair.

What Ryanair Can Offer You!

  • Outstanding earnings potential - First Officers can earn up to €80k in year 1!
  • 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.
  • Fastest route to command in the Airline industry!
  • 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 2019.
  • Great base opportunities available at many locations across the network

What We Require From You!

  • EU Passport
  • Date of Birth - (Not over 65)
  • Licence Type - a) EASA Part FCL b) JAR FCL c) National Licence compliant with ICAO standards Note: c) Will require IAA validation - (Some national licences will not be accepted by the IAA).
  • Validity of Licence - (Must be valid. Applies to JAR-FCL and National Licences.)
  • Validity of Medical - Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate.
  • Minimum 1,200 hours total flying time
  • Minimum of 1,000 hours on CS25 aircraft (this can include your B737 hours).
  • Minimum 800 hours on the B737-300 to 900 series.
  • Applicant must have the B737 300-900 type rating listed on the Licence.
  • For JAA & EASA licence holders the application must be made within 36 months of the most recent B737 300-900 "Valid Until" date specified in Section XII "Certificate of Revalidation". i.e. the B737 300-900 Rating must not have expired for longer than 3 years at the intended (OCC) course commencement date.
  • English Language Proficiency - minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level). (Reference: ICAO Doc 9835).
  • Must have operated on B737 300-900 as a First Officer within the 36 months prior to the course start date.

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