Ryanair has announced plans to expand its aircraft maintenance facility at Dublin Airport with the construction of a 4 bay hangar.
The €40m investment will create over 200 new jobs for engineers and mechanics.
Ryanair claims the hangar will facilitate the heavy and line maintenance of Ryanair’s fleet at Dublin Airport as the airline grow its fleet to 600 aircraft.
Construction of the new facility is planned to commence in the fourth quarter of 2023 with aircraft maintenance operations planned to start in the second quarter 2025.
"This facility will be state of the art and one of the most environmentally friendly hangars in Europe and will facilitate the maintenance of our growing fleet," said Ryanair CEO, Eddie Wilson.
"Ryanair is the ‘go-to’ airline for highly skilled engineering jobs with our industry leading rosters for engineers and the opportunity to work with the biggest operator of Boeing 737s in Europe."
"We are pleased to announce the expansion of Ryanair maintenance in Ireland as Ryanair continues to grow to over 600 aircraft and 225 million passengers by 2026.”