StockMarketWire.com - Ryanair said traffic grew 11% to 12.6m customers and load factor rose 1% point to 97%. Rolling annual traffic to July grew 13% to 125.1m customers. Kenny Jacobs said: "July was a record month for Ryanair, as we became the first European airline to carry over 12m customers in a single month, with July's traffic growing 11% to 12.6m customers. "Our load factor jumped 1% point to 97%, on the back of lower fares and the continuing success of our "Always Getting Better" customer experience programme. "In July we celebrated carrying our one billionth customer since our first flight in 1985 and became the first EU airline to carry over one billion passengers. "To mark the occasion we are launching a 'Thanks a Billion' seat sale, with fares slashed on over one million seats across our European network for travel in November and December." Story provided by StockMarketWire.com