Easyjet picture by Flickr user Aero Icarus
In the battle of low-cost airlines, Easyjet is winning, according to its latest passenger numbers.
Last year, Easyjet’s passengers numbers rose 3.6%, growing at a faster rate than Ryanair’s.
Easyjet saw its numbers rise from 59.2 million in 2012, to 61.3 million in 2013. In comparison, Ryanair saw its numbers rise by 2.3% last year, to 81.4 million.
Easyjet’s passenger load factor also beat its rival in 2013 with 89.3% compared to Ryanair’s 81%.