Ryanair reports September traffic record with 15.9 million passengers carried

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Irish budget carrier Ryanair carried 15.9 million passengers in September 2022, according to its latest traffic table released on October 4, 2022, representing a 49% increase compared to 10.6 million air travelers during the same period the year before.  

The load factor [a metric which is used to measure the percentage of available seating capacity that had been filled with passengers, ed.-], was 94%, an increase of 13% compared to 81% in September 2021.  

Ryanair operated more than 88,850 passenger flights during September, the airline added.   

This is the ultra-low cost carries third busiest month, flying a record 16.9 million passengers in August, with a load factor of 96%, and 16.8 million passengers in July, with a load factor of 80%.  

The carrier expects passenger traffic for the full year of 2022 to reach 166.5 million.  


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