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Ryanair traffic increased 11% in August

Staff Writer |
Low-cost carrier Ryanair reported growth in traffic in August. Traffic was up 11% to 11.5m customers last month, while the load factor increased to 96% from 95%.

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On a rolling basis, annual traffic grew 16% to 112m customers.

Chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs said: "Lower fares post-Brexit and the continuing success of our 'Always Getting Better' programme continue to deliver even more great value for our rapidly growing customer base.

"As our recent guidance confirmed, Ryanair expects average fares to fall by between 10% to 12% in the six months to March 2017."

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