Australia's Virgin Blue group reported a 13.1% growth in passenger traffic in October from a year before.
Domestic RPKs rose 4.9% and international RPKs surged 29.4%, says the airline.
In real terms, the total number of passengers carried was up 3.6% to 1.64 million. Domestic passenger numbers rose 3.7% to 1.4 million and international passenger numbers grew 2.9% to 237,100.
Overall capacity, as measured in ASKs, increased 14.3%. Domestic capacity was up 9.9% and international capacity increased 22.3%.
Virgin Blue's passenger load factor declined 0.9 percentage points to 81.3%. Its domestic passenger load factor was down 3.9 percentage points to 81%, while its international passenger load factor rose 4.4 percentage points to 81.8%.
The figures include Virgin Blue's long-haul subsidiary V Australia and its regional carrier Pacific Blue.