Ryanair passenger traffic grew by 6% to ten million customers in March, when compared with the same month last year.

The corresponding passenger figure for March 2017 was 9.4m.

The airline’s load factor (a measure of how full each flight is) over the same comparative period was 1% higher at 95%.

Ryanair’s rolling annual traffic in March was up 9% to 130.3m customers.