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Ryanair's Passenger Traffic Increased Year On Year In April

By Dave Simpson
Ryanair's Passenger Traffic Increased Year On Year In April

Ryanair has released its traffic statistics for April, revealing that the total number of passengers the company carried last month increased by 1.8 million, or 13%, year on year, to 16.0 million from 14.2 million in April 2022.

Number Of Flights Operated And Load Factor

Ryanair operated more than 89,650 flights last month, with a load factor of 94%, which was up by 3% from 91% in April 2022.

Rolling Annual Data

Ryanair's rolling 12-month traffic increased by 55% year on year to 170.3 million passengers last month, from 110.2 million in April 2022, and its rolling 12-month load factor increased by 11% to 94%, from 83% in the same month last year.

Ryanair Adds Extra Seats For Rugby World Cup Fans

The above news follows news that Ryanair has announced that it has added more than 51,000 extra seats on multiple French routes including Dublin-Bordeaux, Dublin-Paris, Edinburg-Paris, London Stansted-Marseille and Manchester-Marseille for individuals travelling to the 2023 Rugby World Cup in September and October.

A statement published on announcing the news quoted Jade Kirwan of Ryanair as saying, "We've had record bookings from Rugby fans travelling for what is set to be a spectacular Rugby World Cup in France. To fulfil this overwhelming demand, we have added over 51,000 seats across multiple France routes from both Ireland and the UK, including Dublin-Bordeaux, Dublin-Nantes, and Dublin-Paris, Edinburgh-Paris, London Stansted-Marseille, and Manchester-Marseille, among many others.


"While we're adding lots of additional capacity, we expect these seats to sell out fast and encourage all rugby fans to book their low-fare Ryanair seats now to avoid missing out."

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