Despite cancelling hundreds of flights in the second half of September, Ryanair today announced a 10% traffic growth with an increased load factor. In its monthly press release, the airline explained that 98% of customers who have been impacted by the September/October cancellations have been refunded and/or re-accomodated.
Ryanair today (3 Oct) released September traffic statistics as follows:
- Traffic grew 10% to 11.8m customers
- Load factor rose 2% points to 97%
- Rolling annual traffic to September grew 12% to 127.3m customers
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Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said:
“These figures include the 2,100 flight cancellations announced for September and October. We have now refunded/re-accommodated 98% of customers who were impacted in September and October. The remaining 2% of affected customers have yet to contact us. We again sincerely apologise to our customers for these deeply regretted cancellations.”