Ryanair will open its first Spanish C-check maintenance hangar at Seville Airport from early 2018. Construction of this state of the art maintenance hangar will begin shortly and will create up to 150 high-tech jobs, including licensed engineers, mechanics and support staff, as Ryanair invests over €8m at Seville Airport. This facility will accommodate heavy maintenance checks for Ryanair’s Boeing 737-800 fleet, as it continues to take delivery of its 380 new Boeing aircraft order, which will allow the airline to grow to 600 aircraft and increase its passenger numbers to 200m p.a. by 2024, resulting in the creation of more than 1,000 new engineering jobs across Europe. Ryanair opened its base at Seville Airport in 2010 and recently launched its winter 2017 schedule with 15 new winter routes.
Up to 26,000 jobs secured in Spain until 2060 with latest Eurofighter contracts
A recent study by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) shows clear indications that two Eurofighter programme contracts will secure up to 26,000 jobs in Spain. The study was funded by Airbus and took six months to complete. The report focuses on the economic impact of the ‘Halcon’ and ‘Quadriga’ contracts which are relevant to Spain. The report