in short, FR gets about 793,1 million euro state subsidies, makes 503 million euro profit and would have loses of around 305 million without the state subsidies.
then they have the nerve to make such announcements on their website like
Ryanair, UK’s favourite airline, announced today (23rd Sept) the launch of the guaranteed lowest fares in Europe i.e. free. Ryanair now operates 771 routes across Europe offering the best route network and the guaranteed lowest fares with no fuel surcharges. At the same time thousands of consumers face increased costs when travelling on high fare airlines or find themselves stranded after booking with flaky airlines, Ryanair remains the only European airline to guarantee the lowest fares on every route and no fuel surcharges as well.