Ryanair’s CO2 Emissions For June At Just 66g Per Passenger/Km Ryanair To Pay Over €630m In Environmental Taxes In 2019 (+17%)

04 Jul 2019

Ryanair today (4 July) released its June CO2 emissions statistics, which show an ave. of 66g CO2 per passenger/km.


 June 2019
Total Kilometres17,789m km
Total Passengers14.2m
Total CO2 Emissions1,167 kt
CO2 Per Pax/km66g


Ryanair is also publishing details of the environmental taxes it will pay in 2019 in order to dispel the myth that aviation does not pay environmental taxes. Over €540m in environmental taxes were paid in 2018 (FY19) and Ryanair expects this to rise to €630m in 2019 (FY20). This is €4.12 per passenger or 11% of Ryanair’s average ticket price.



Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said:

“Ryanair is Europe’s greenest/cleanest major airline with the youngest fleet and highest load factors. Our CO2 per passenger/km for June 2019 is 66g, almost half the rate of other flag carrier European airlines. We are also publishing our environmental taxes to dispel the myth that airlines pay no environmental taxes. Ryanair paid over €540m in environment taxes in 2018 and will pay over €630m in 2019 (up 17%). This equates to €4.12 per passenger, which is 11% of Ryanair’s average air fare.

As part of Ryanair’s environmental commitment, we are investing over US$20 billion in a fleet of 210 new Boeing 737 “gamechanger” aircraft, which will carry 4% more passengers but reduce fuel burn by 16% and cut noise emissions by 40%.”