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EasyJet passenger numbers rise by 9.1%

Budget airline easyJet carried 4.95 million passengers last month - a 9.1% rise on the June 2010 figure, it was announced today.

The low-fare carrier's planes flew 88.3% full in June 2011 compared with 87.2% in June 2010.

In the 12 months ending June 2011, easyJet carried 53.35 million passengers - a 12.0% rise on the number carried in the 12 months ending June 2010.