Ryanair has reported a 10% increase in group passenger numbers for April.

The airline said that total passenger numbers on its Ryanair and Laudamotion airlines rose to 13.5 million in April of this year compared to 12.3 million the same month last year.

Passenger numbers on Ryanair services increased by 5% to 13 million, the airline added.

Its load factor for April - how many seats in fills on each flight - stood at 96%.