EasyJet’s November carryings grew by 2.9% to 4.9 million.

However, the UK’s largest low-cost carrier saw the passenger load factor decline by 0.6 percentage points to 89.7% over the same month last year.

November’s figures resulted in the airline’s rolling annual passenger numbers rising by 5.9% to 73.7 million with a load factor of 91.3%, down from 91.8%.