DUBLIN, Sept 5 Ryanair saw its load
factor - the measurement of average seat sales - fall again in
August, slipping one percentage point compared to the same
period a year earlier to 88 percent, the company said on
Europe's largest low-cost airline, which said on Tuesday
that it can allay competition concerns about its latest bid for
rival Aer Lingus, has seen its load factor either fall
year-on-year or remain unchanged in every month since July 2011.
Its passenger numbers continue to grow however and increased
to 8.9 million in August, a 9 percent increase from a year ago.