Ryanair carried 20% more passengers in August this year than the same month last year, at 2,565,185 million and 2,141,664 million respectively.
The carrier's average load factor was 90% in August 2003 and 92% in August this year.
Most interestingly, the number of bookings made via the internet also rose - from 94% in August, 2003, to 97% in August this year.
This good news follows FR's announcement that it'll start four new routes from Prestwick - to Niederrhein, Lubeck, Pisa and Murcia.
From 31st August, 2003, to 31st August this year, Ryanair carried 25,452,041 passengers.