Ryanair'spassenger figures fly 5% higher in April

Tuesday 06 May 2014 19.02
Ryanair carried 7.8 million passengers in April
Ryanair carried 7.8 million passengers in April

Ryanair has reported a 5% increase in passenger numbers in April due to the timing of Easter this year.

The airline said it carried a total of 7.8 million passengers last month compared to 7.4 million the same time last year.

Its load factor - how many seats it fills on each flight - moved up to 84% from 81%.