Ryanair December 2016 traffic grows 20% to 9 million passengers



Ryanair today released December traffic statistics as follows:

  • Traffic grew 20% to 9.0m customers.
  • Load factor rose 3% points to 94%.
  • Rolling annual traffic to Dec grew 15% to 117m customers.
Dec 15 Dec 16 Change
Customers 7.5M 9.0M +20%
Load Factor 91% 94% +3%

RyanairKenny Jacobs said:

“Ryanair’s December traffic grew by 20% to 9.0m customers, while our load factor jumped 3% points to 94%, on the back of lower fares in December and the continuing success of our “Always Getting Better” customer experience programme.


Customers can look forward to even lower fares for summer 2017, so there’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair and we urge all customers who wish to book their summer 2017 holidays to do so now on the Ryanair.com website or mobile app, where they can avail of the lowest fares in Europe.”