Published on April 4th, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


Ryanair Announce New Charter Airline – Ryanair Sun

Last week, Ryanair announced the company is planning to establish a new standalone charter carrier based in Poland with operations beginning in summer 2018. The new airline will be called Ryanair Sun and will be based in Warsaw. The airline already has a base in Warsaw Modlin, 40km north of Warsaw city centre. Details are still scarce but the adverts on the Ryanair Careers website says the operation will begin in summer 2018 using a fleet of five B737-800’s.

“Ryanair Sun will deliver the best-in-class charter services, at the lowest cost to Polish tour operators, and offer great value for customers flying to Poland’s favourite holiday destinations,” the advert said.

The mainline carrier currently has five bases in Poland including Warsaw Modlin, Gdansk, Poznan, Wroclaw and Krakow and serves many other destinations. According to, in August 2015, Ryanair became the no.1 carrier in Poland overtaking national carrier LOT Polish Airlines. On the 30th July 2015, Ryanair celebrated carrying 40 million passengers on Polish routes.

Ryanair Sun are currently recruiting a management team and have advertising the following positions;

  • Safety Manager
  • Compliance Manager
  • Head of Contracts
  • Head of Ground Operations
  • Chief Engineer
  • Head of Training
  • Chief Pilot
  • Chief Commercial Officer

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 12th April. Applicants will need to be an EU passport holder with fluent Polish and English and have experience of working for a large Airline Operation.

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On 30th July 2015, Ryanair celebrated the milestone of passing 40 million passengers from Poland at Lodz Airport.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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