Ryanair 787-8

One of the worlds largest Airlines and certainly one of the most successful airline is Ryanair, operating in and around Europe they have made billions of Euro in profits. They currently fill 97% of seats and serve hundreds of thousands of people a week. The problem is that they want to tap into the American market and potentially rival Airlines such as southwest, how to do so? Fly transatlantic.

The prospect of a Ryanair 787-8 is absurd but also possibly smart and even a potential goldmine for the Irish Airline. The 787 is usually configured first, business and economy at a 3-3-3 seat configuration, it can seat up to 330 passengers. The aircraft economically makes sense as it can produce 25% less fuel than simplest aircraft of the size, also a bulk order with the kind of negotiations Ryanair are known for achieving could save them millions.
Ryanair operates a fleet of over 450 Boeing 737-800 series aircraft, with orders of up to 210 new Boeing 737 aircraft, this includes 135 new Boeing 737 MAX 200s, and options for 75 more MAX 200s, which will enable Ryanair to grow its fleet to 585 by 2024. In order for Ryanair to maintain their profit they operate only one type of aircraft thus, meaning they have pilots only on one aircraft, air hostess only trained in one aircraft and maintenance only trained on one aircraft. With variation comes difficulty maintaining all of the aircraft. With one aircraft they can save people and only have people specialised on one aircraft.

Let me know what you think of the prospect of a Ryanair 787-8

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Oh god no. I don’t want a 4-4-4 confuguration in a 787 😅

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Hmm. Some long haul budget airlines have failed…

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I would think they wouldn’t cost €25 more in the price range of 350-500

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Lol good one

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The if East Jet bought a long haul they’d probably buy a A350 or a A321XLR

But this could very well be the same case as Southwest as I could southwest do the same as Ryanair

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Tbh, the Ryanair livery looks quite good on the 788, but I don’t know if I’d want to fly 8 hours + with Ryanair…

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Hey, the Ryanair Dreamliner looks better than their A380.


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I cant picture a nice 787 Dreamliner as a budget plane to cross the pond. It should be a beautiful experience crossing the pond. Not 4 by 4 by 4. Plus the liverty looks horrible. If Ryanair are truly thinking of this. Thay might have to change some current things. Thays all I’m saying ;-)

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Get this out of my sight.

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Ouch, but I’m broke so this could be practical.

Interesting question. I’d really love to see this happen, as would many others. Not only would this offer very cheap tickets across the pond, it would reduce ticket prices on other airlines, due to increased competition. While this may result in a small reduction in quality across trans-Atlantic service, overall, I can’t see Delta, United or AA reducing their economy product to as low a level of quality as that of Ryanair.

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The Boeing 787 will look very good only if they will change the livery.

On the other side, this may indeed increase a profit of this Airline. But I have no idea how bad will the passenger or cabin experience look like.

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True there. I would not mind cheap pond-hopping tickets. But riddle me this, do you really want unreclining seats with advertisements on them along with basically no tray table and overpriced food?

The question can not be answered by what you or I wishes. Some people, wanting to experience Europe/America, will do whatever necessary to purchase the best value ticket possible. If this means suffering for 7 hours to enjoy the trip of a lifetime at a bargain price, I’m sure you’ll be able to find many who would take that deal.

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I am with you there, lets just hope that Ryanair decides not to ETOPS their 737s and we can get these. Although I wonder what the landings will be like. Also, seeing as it’s Ryanair, where would they land them?

One word. No.

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Idk…Would be cool because then they can offer a cheap long haul flight in a 5-5-5 config. 😂

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ew

Please no

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Tho I personally wouldn’t enjoy that, I think Ryanair could actually have a market with this. Cheap transatlantic flights could make traveling overseas easier for many people.

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