Ryanair does not expect to see major disruption this summer on account of Boeing's decision to halt deliveries of 737 MAX jets over quality issues, a senior executive told Irish broadcaster RTÉ on Monday 17 April.
The Irish airline in a statement on Friday 14 said it was assessing with Boeing how the issue, related to certain components made by one of the US firm's main suppliers, would impact the 24 737 aircraft which are scheduled for delivery in the remainder of April, May and June.
Statement By Eddie Wilson
"We don't anticipate any major disruption this summer," Eddie Wilson, the head the largest airline in the Ryanair Group, Ryanair DAC, told RTÉ television.
News by Reuters, edited by Hospitality Ireland.
Ryanair Announces New Dublin Facility And Jobs
The above news follows news that Ryanair has announced plans to expand its aircraft maintenance facility at Dublin Airport with the construction of a new four bay hangar.
According to a statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, the creation of the new hangar will involve a €40 million investment, and more than 200 new engineer and mechanic jobs will be created by the expansion.
The new hangar will be 120,000 square foot hangar in size and 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 will commence in the fourth quarter of this year, with aircraft maintenance operations planned to begin in the second quarter of 2025.
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