Subscribe Login
General Industry

Ryanair Racks Up 10 Million Passengers in July

By Steve Wynne-Jones

Ryanair has flown a record 10.1 million passengers in the month of July this year, an achievement it claims is a first for any airline.

The 10.1 million figure represents an 11 per cent increase on the same month in July 2014. Load factor - how close to capacity a flight is - increased by 4 per cent to 95 per cent.

Marketing officer Kenny Jacobs claimed that it was the first time that any airline carried 10 million international passengers in a calendar month, owing the increased success to the overhauled customer service plan called 'Always Getting Better'.

Get a FREE Digital Subscription!

Enjoy full access to Hospitality Ireland, our weekly email news digest, all website and app content, and every digital issue.

Processing your request...

Thanks! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

The revamped customer service effort included allocated seating, improved in-flight experience and extra carry-on luggage, that were for so long causes for complaint with customers. The airline has also announced it will give the interiors and uniforms a makeover.

Jacobs also took a dig at Aer Lingus, which is currently wrapping up a takeover by IAG after a long saga. "We carried more customers in one month than Aer Lingus carried in a whole year," he added. Aer Lingus carried 9.77 million passengers in 2104.

Ryanair sold its 29.8 stake in Aer Lingus as part of the €1.4 billion takeover.

Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription
Enjoy full access to Hospitality Ireland, our weekly email news digest, all website and app content, and every digital issue.
Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription
Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription
Enjoy full access to Hospitality Ireland, our weekly email news digest, all website and app content, and every digital issue.
Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription