Budget airline Ryanair (LON:RYA) were up nearly 2.5 percent at open this morning after releasing record traffic figures for August.

Ryanair’s August traffic grew 10 percent to 10.4 million customers, with load factor rising to 95 percent.

Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said in a statement:

“These record monthly numbers and load factors are due to our lower fares, our stronger forward bookings and the continuing success of our “Always Getting Better” customer experience programme, which continues to deliver stronger than expected traffic and load factors on our biggest ever summer schedule.

Ryanair customers can look forward to more service enhancements in the autumn, as we continue Year 2 of our AGB programme, which include our new car hire service, a new website, new appnew cabin interiors, new crew uniforms, and improved inflight menus, as Ryanair continues to deliver so much more than just the lowest fares in Europe.”

Ryanair are currently up 1.40 percent at 12.29 pence per share.

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