Ryanair Proves that People Really Want their Face on a Plane

Ryanair found an ideal way to promote its Facebook page with its ’30 Names 30 Planes’ competition, marking the airline’s 30th anniversary.

Thirty photogenic individuals will get to fly Ryanair indefinitely–as part of the livery.

The contest has proven very successful. Ryanair just announced it has reached 250,000 Facebook followers.


Tomorrow is time again for our ‘Plane Face of the Week’ winner, as part of our #30names30planes competition. Enter here…

Posted by Ryanair on Thursday, 20 August 2015

“We’ve pleased to have attracted a quarter of a million followers in the six weeks since we joined Facebook, on the day we celebrated the 30th anniversary of our first flight, and we look forward to bringing more great offers, content and competitions to our fans,” says Ryanair’s Head of Communications, Robin Kiely. “We’ve had thousands of ‘30 Names 30 Planes’ entries so far.”

Marisa Garcia

After working for sixteen years in aviation, specializing in aircraft interiors design and aviation safety equipment, and getting hands-on with aircraft cabins in hangars around the world, Marisa Garcia turned her expertise into industry insight. She has been reporting on aviation matters since 2014. Every day, she's putting words to work.

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