18-Aug-2010 11:05 AM

All Nippon Airways reports increase in traffic during summer vacation period, JAL traffic declines

All Nippon Airways reported international passenger numbers rose 12.3% year-on-year during the Japanese summer vacation period, between 06-Aug-2010 and 15-Aug-2010, led by a 23.4% increase on China sectors (Kyodo, 17-Aug-2010). The carrier reported a 5.6% increase in domestic passenger traffic during the period. Competitor, Japan Airlines, reported double-digit decline in domestic (-10.8%) and international (-11.9%). In total, 2.8 million (-1%) people travelled by air domestically while 490,000 people travelled internationally (-5%).