4-Apr-2013 3:44 PM

Ryanair pax down 1%, load factor up in Mar-2013; 1Q2013 pax up 5%

Ryanair passenger numbers down 1% - traffic highlights:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.5 million, -1% year-on-year;
  • Load factor: 78%, +1 ppt. [more - original PR]

Ryanair: “As previously guided, Ryanair’s adjusted March 2013 traffic fell by 1% over March 2012 as we grounded up to 80 aircraft. However, Ryanair’s load factor increased by 1% and we enjoyed a record 12-month period with almost 80m passengers choosing one of our ultra-low fares since March 2012," Robin Kiely, Spokesperson. Source: Company statement, 03-Apr-2013.