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Ryanair December traffic up 12pc

Ryanair said it carried 4.9 million passengers in December, compared with 4.37 million in the same month last year, according to a statement on the budget airline's website.

Percentage of seats filled was 81pc, an increase of 2pc on the same month last year.

The company also said it carried 65.3 million passengers in the 12 months to December, with an average of 82pc of seats filled during that period.

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