Flyers fall at Ryanair

BUDGET airline Ryanair's traffic in March 2012 dropped by 4pc as the company was hit by rising oil prices.

The year-on-year fall to 5.5m passengers for the month came as the company said its load factor dropped by one point between March 2011 and March 2012 to 78pc.

The group carried 75.8m passengers in the year.