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Old 14th May 2019, 17:00
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Originally Posted by Citationcj2 View Post
Are Ryanair still recruiting? Friend of mine is looking to apply very soon, but I hear some DE applicants have received emails that recruitment is coming to a halt as all positions have been filled?
Can someone enlighten please?

All Directy Entry Recruitment has stopped by now (FO and Cpt's too). Due to the Max being grounded and not expected to be in service any earlier than late summer.. (that's being optimistic) most likely end of the year 2019. Cadet recruitment slowing down too as there's much less departures than 2018 &2017. Focus is more into keep the crew, rather than just recruit more.

Also there has been a few busts recently: Primera, Germania.. and some airlines like Flybe and NAS barely making it.
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Old 15th May 2019, 06:05
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About online assesment,my feedback.
I applied on May 7,on next day I got invitation for online assesment,I took 2 days for some training,to refresh ATPL knowledge.After that I did online assesment.
What I can tell,I did not have any time to train games before assesment,so I did them very poorly.30 ATPL question were easy,video questions: 1-Why Ryanair,2-Good and bad things in your training.3-Your future plans as Ryanair pilot.
Like I said,I was 100% sure that I failed online assesment,because I did games very badly.
3 days after assesment,I recieved email,that I should wait for phone call.
So,guys dont waste much time on this games,I think,main % maker is ATPL questions and video interview.Good luck!
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Old 15th May 2019, 07:43
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Originally Posted by swarm View Post
All Directy Entry Recruitment has stopped by now (FO and Cpt's too). Due to the Max being grounded and not expected to be in service any earlier than late summer.. (that's being optimistic) most likely end of the year 2019. Cadet recruitment slowing down too as there's much less departures than 2018 &2017. Focus is more into keep the crew, rather than just recruit more.

Also there has been a few busts recently: Primera, Germania.. and some airlines like Flybe and NAS barely making it.
On the career page they still have some jobs up, so I am not sure you are correct in saying they are not hiring FOs. They are still hiring Cadets a few friends of mine recently got a call.
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Old 15th May 2019, 09:06
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I am not sure if this question has been already asked before but is there any practice software for the online assessment test ?
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Old 15th May 2019, 10:35
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jotestprep

I Guys I saw there is another website providing tools to study for the on line assesmente "JOBTESTPREP" did anyone used it ? Does it Worth it?

Thank you in advance for your replies.
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Old 15th May 2019, 13:10
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Originally Posted by BoeingLudo737 View Post
On the career page they still have some jobs up, so I am not sure you are correct in saying they are not hiring FOs. They are still hiring Cadets a few friends of mine recently got a call.

I said that they stopped hiring FO's but for Direct Entry (some DE might get through still but not many DEFO), they still hiring cadets but as I wrote in previous post it has been slowing down now. When the MAX gets back on service they will start hiring on big numbers again.
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Old 16th May 2019, 10:07
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Hi everybody! I hope you are all doing well!
I would like if someone could refresh me the questions about the online assessment, what type of questions do they ask and what can you say about... I know I must be relaxed and calm but just for my knowledge, if somebody could explain about it, I would be very grateful. Have a nice day.
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Old 16th May 2019, 14:12
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Old 17th May 2019, 09:42
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Just passed the online assessment and waiting for the call.
For the ATPL... Guys, I was completely lost. If I'm lucky I scored 40%. So don't panic really about ATPL. What I really prepared for is speaking in front of a camera. I was dressed with suit and tie. And I was well prepared also for the games.
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Old 17th May 2019, 10:48
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Originally Posted by swarm View Post
I said that they stopped hiring FO's but for Direct Entry (some DE might get through still but not many DEFO), they still hiring cadets but as I wrote in previous post it has been slowing down now. When the MAX gets back on service they will start hiring on big numbers again.
Cadet recruitment is certainly not slowing down and direct entry FO recruitment is open, we have front loaded our recruitment for summer 19 and recruited over 400 captains in the last 18 months as a result of airline bankruptcies etc, we also have very low attrition due to new t's and c's, local contracts and little hiring elsewhere. Not sure where you are getting your info from but this has absolutely nothing to do with aircraft deliveries. We will be hiring 1000 cadets over the next 18 months to keep up with growth/ command upgrades as we go from 455 aircraft this summer to 480 aircraft next year. Guys, if in doubt, please feel free to ask any questions so that you are not given misleading information...
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Old 17th May 2019, 13:45
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Someone 04/06 in Dublin?
Send a private message in case!

Good luck to all
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Old 17th May 2019, 17:42
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This is more a terms and conditions question but do you get asked in the interview whether you wish to be employed or self employed contractor or is it first asked if you pass the assessment? Because I wondered if you can be self employed and bonded or do you need to pay the whole type rating in case you wish to be self employed?

I do also wonder if it is possible to go from employed to self employed if you change bases, because for example in nations where you have some strange Ireland schemes its maybe not so beneficial to be self employed (I do not know its very complicated and touches national law of Ireland + the national law of the nation where you will be based) but getting a base in Poland with the Ryan Air Sun Polish self employment model it is very beneficial and give a lot more netto salary without any problems with the tax law. Because I believe even when passing the assessment its not like you can choose a base for example in Poland so I wonder what would happen if someone gets a random base and based upon this chooses to be employed and then bid for a base change to Poland and wish to be self employed instead after getting the base and what happens with the type rating cost etc. or is it even possible to do it like this?

Does anyone know anything about it and when in case is the proper moment to ask Ryanair about this (just not to make it the main subject at the interview because maybe the interviewers will not like it that the main subject is the base&employment and not flying) or do you get asked about it during the interview?
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Old 17th May 2019, 22:24
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Originally Posted by KT1988 View Post
This is more a terms and conditions question but do you get asked in the interview whether you wish to be employed or self employed contractor or is it first asked if you pass the assessment? Because I wondered if you can be self employed and bonded or do you need to pay the whole type rating in case you wish to be self employed?

I do also wonder if it is possible to go from employed to self employed if you change bases, because for example in nations where you have some strange Ireland schemes its maybe not so beneficial to be self employed (I do not know its very complicated and touches national law of Ireland + the national law of the nation where you will be based) but getting a base in Poland with the Ryan Air Sun Polish self employment model it is very beneficial and give a lot more netto salary without any problems with the tax law. Because I believe even when passing the assessment its not like you can choose a base for example in Poland so I wonder what would happen if someone gets a random base and based upon this chooses to be employed and then bid for a base change to Poland and wish to be self employed instead after getting the base and what happens with the type rating cost etc. or is it even possible to do it like this?

Does anyone know anything about it and when in case is the proper moment to ask Ryanair about this (just not to make it the main subject at the interview because maybe the interviewers will not like it that the main subject is the base&employment and not flying) or do you get asked about it during the interview?
Ryanair Sun, which will be called "Buzz" now, is of course part of Ryanair Holdings but will have slightly different operations.
Cadet how apply now will go either to Ryanair DAC or Ryanair UK but definetly not Buzz. The only way to get there is be an experience FO and apply to that particular company, but it is not for cadets.
Same thing for Lauda, cadets will not go there. It is a different company, controlled by Ryanair but with different operations.
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Old 17th May 2019, 22:44
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@marotti84: Oh ok so now every cadet have to be employed no chance for contract? And you have to work in some foreign base until you are experienced enough to get Ryan Air Sun? Because from what I heard all Ryanair operations from Poland are Ryan Air Sun. So its like no more bases in Poland with Ryanair until you got experience ? Experienced FO is like 1500 hours flying for Ryanair (almost 2 years if they still give the possibility of 900 flying hours per year)? Do you need another assessment then or is it just base change to Ryan Air Sun or Buzz as it will be called?

PS. Here it looks that they also accept cadets there is even a payscale per blockhour from cadet to Captain if https://www.pilotjobsnetwork.com/jobs/Ryanair_Sun are giving the real info. I just get confused I believed cadets could also apply for base in Poland and get it before they are 1500 hrs+ experienced. But maybe I got something wrong. Capt base 164,5€/SBH before taxFO top 83,5€/SBH before tax (1500 hrs+)FO base 78,5€/SBH before tax (500-1500hrs) SO top 63,5€/SBH before tax (below 500hrs) SO base 43,5€/SBH before tax (cadet). If it is as I understand per block hour then Ryanair have absolutely superb terms and conditions for self employed pilots in Poland, but I still wonder if cadets can apply for that or first when you are 1500 hrs+ at Ryanair.

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Old 20th May 2019, 09:54
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for Ryanair Sun (Buzz) it is the same Ryanair application as normal. after your training contract has finished, you could be offered a Ryanair Sun base, ie in Poland.
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Old 21st May 2019, 00:04
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So who's currently going through this program?

https://afta.ie/mentorship-ryanair/
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Old 21st May 2019, 12:15
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anyone interested in going to Simtech Dublin 737-800 on the 03rd of June? PM me if interested. Thanks
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