The ultimate Ryanair quiz!

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Love them or loathe them, the Ryanair Group has transformed the European aviation market over the last three decades. Why not test your knowledge of one of the world’s biggest low-cost carriers in this special Ryanair-themed quiz?

If you need a quick refresher on all things Ryanair, click here for a fascinating Key.Aero retrospective on the low-cost giant. Good luck!


Question 1 of 10

1. When was Ryanair Limited, now known as 'Ryanair DAC' formally incorporated?

July 1982
February 1983
May 1984
November 1984

Question 2 of 10

2. In July 1985, Ryanair launched its first scheduled route – which two airports did it link?

Waterford and London/Gatwick
Dublin and London/Luton
Cork and London/Stansted
Shannon and London/Southend

Question 3 of 10

3. Today Ryanair is famed for its Boeing 737-800s, but what was the company's first jet type?

Embraer ERJ135
BAC One-Eleven
British Aerospace 146
Boeing 737-200

Question 4 of 10

4. When did Ryanair accept its first Boeing 737-800 example?


March 1999
January 2000
March 2001
September 2002

Question 5 of 10

5. In 2019, the company launched its Buzz subsidiary. What was it formerly called?

Ryanair Holidays
Ryanair Poland
Ryanair Sun
Fly Buzz Airways

Question 6 of 10

6. In 2020, what was the average duration a Ryanair flight?


1.19 hours
1.42 hours
1.89 hours
2.31 hours

Question 7 of 10

7. Ancillary revenues are big business for the Irish LCC. What percentage of Ryanair’s total operating revenues come from these add-on sales?

28 percent
34 percent
40 percent
52 percent

Question 8 of 10

8. Lauda breaks the Ryanair norm by using Airbus equipment. What’s the typical seat count onboard one of its A320s?


Question 9 of 10

9. Which of these countries does the Ryanair Group NOT serve on a scheduled basis?


Question 10 of 10

10. Ryanair has a whopping 40% market share in which European nation?


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