Overview of the Company: Ryanair started in year 1985 with only 57 staff members and with one 15 seater turboprop plane from the south of east of Ireland to London-Gatwick which carried 5000 passengers on one route (, 2002). In 1986, inspired from the story of the company go after the big guys for a slice of the action and end up smashing the or British Airways high fare cartel on the Dublin-London route.
The staff increased from mere 57 to 120 staff members and the plane carried for about 82,000 passengers on two routes. In 1989, the company employed 350 staff and their average maximum passengers increased to 600,000. In 1990-1991, the company has 700,000 passengers.
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