Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways posted a 3.2% decline in domestic passenger traffic, measured in RPKs, during the second quarter of 2011 in comparison with the same period last year.
Domestic capacity increased 2% while the number of passengers served during the period fell 3% to 11.1 million, said ANA.
The domestic passenger load factor for the period declined 3.5 percentage points to 65.7%.
The domestic freight traffic increased 4.4% as the amount of cargo carried by the airline increased 4.1% to 120,000 tonnes.
The airline's international traffic during the quarter increased 14.1%, as capacity increased 18.2%.
The airline carried 1.57 million passengers on international flights during the period, representing growth of 13.8%.
ANA's international passenger load factor for the period declined 2.9 percentage points to 78.4%.
International freight traffic increased 0.9%, while the amount of cargo carried fell 2.1% to 136,000 tonnes.
For the six months ending 30 September, the airline's domestic passenger traffic fell 8.5%. Capacity remained flat and the number of domestic passengers fell 8.3% to 19.2 million.
ANA's domestic load factor during the second quarter fell 5.6 percentage points to 60%.
During the period, domestic freight traffic increased 4.4% as the amount of cargo carried by the airline increased 4.4% to 229,000 tonnes.