By Marcus Leach

Ryanair have confirmed that it will create over 1,000 new jobs in 2012 for pilots, cabin crew, engineers and sales/marketing people, as Ryanair’s fleet will grow from 270 to 305 aircraft, which will be based throughout Europe.

Already in 2012, Ryanair has announced five new bases in Billund (Denmark), Wroclaw (Poland), Palma (Spain), Manchester (UK) and Paphos in Cyprus. Ryanair expects its traffic to grow from 76 million passengers in 2011 to 80 million in 2012.

“Ryanair looks forward to another strong year of fleet and traffic growth in 2012 and we are proud to create over 1,000 new jobs in Europe for pilots, cabin crew, engineers and sales and marketing people, as Ryanair’s unmatched lowest fares, and no fuel surcharge guarantee continues to make Ryanair the world’s favourite airline," Ryanair’s Stephen McNamara said.

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