Ryanair profits jumped by 25pc to €245m in the first quarter of its financial year, according to new figures from the company.
This compared to an after tax profit of just under €200m in the corresponding period in 2014.
Revenue at the airline was up by 10pc, from just under €1.5bn to €1.65bn, while earnings per share increased from
cent to 17.90 cent.
The number of customers who travelled with the carrier was up by 16pc, from 24.3m in the first quarter of the financial year in 2014 to 28m.
The airline also upped its traffic target for the 2016 financial year from 100m passengers to 103m.