China Eastern Airlines' passenger traffic as measured in RPKs grew by 18% in March, compared with the same period last year.
Its passenger capacity as measured in ASKs went up by 13.8%, while passenger numbers increased by 13.8% to 6.52 million.
The carrier's passenger load factor rose by 2.9 percentage points to 82%.
On domestic routes, the carrier's passenger traffic grew by 16.5% and capacity increased by 12.3%.
On international routes, its passenger traffic increased by 23.7%, while capacity increased by 18.9%.
On regional routes, the airline's passenger traffic went up by 5.04%, while capacity rose by 4.42%.
The amount of cargo carried by the airline fell 3.9% to 122,000t.