All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced its passenger traffic figures for the 2010-11 financial year, with international demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) rising 12.9% year-on-year. The Japanese carrier increased its international capacity 14.6% during the 12-month period, leading to a slight drop in load factor, which averaged 75.7%.
In terms of domestic traffic, ANA’s full-year demand increased a marginal 0.8%, with load factors averaging 63.2%. This was impacted by a 20.6% drop in domestic traffic in March 2011, following the earthquake and tsunami.
The airline carried a total of 43.06 million passengers were carried during the year, making it the largest airline in Japan in terms of passenger numbers.