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Ryanair Announces Pilot Training Programme, Maintenance Agreement, Powering Of Flights With 40% SAF Blend And Donation Of €60k To Charity

By Dave Simpson

Ryanair has announced a pilot training programme, a maintenance agreement, the powering of flights with a 40% SAF blend and the donation of €60,000 to charity.

Pilot Training Programme

In a statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has announced that it has officially launched a major training partnership with Astonfly to deliver a Ryanair mentored programme in Paris to recruit and train up to 500 new cadet pilots over a period of four years.

Maintenance Agreement

In a separate statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has announced a five year heavy maintenance agreement with Jordan based MRO provider Joramco, which will see the airline using as many as six heavy maintenance bay slots at its facility in Amman, Jordan.

Powering Of Flights With 40% SAF Blend

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In another statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has announced a partnership with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplier Neste to power approximately a third of its flights at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) with a 40% SAF blend that the airline said will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 60%, supporting Ryanair's "Pathway to Net Zero" by 2050 decarbonisation goals.

€60,000 Donation To Charity

In another separate statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has announced that it has donated €60,000 to its longstanding charity partner, The Jack and Jill Children's Foundation, which the airline said brings the total funds that it has raised in aid of this charity to date to €600,000.

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