Ryanair on the up
Ryanair's passenger traffic soared 17pc to 8.77 million in January, driving its rolling 12-month figure to 118.3 million.
Releasing data yesterday, Ryanair said that its load factor - or percentage of available seats it filled - rose two percentage points to 90pc.Intense competition in the European aviation market has resulted in falling fares, and they're expected to continue declining this year. Ryanair is also continuing to take delivery of new aircraft. This week it announced a major expansion of its operations in Israel.