Top 100 busiest international airline routes

- by number of daily departures

UPDATED 2018-10-18

This is a list of the 100 busiest international (flights between countries) airline routes in the world. The list is based on scheduled passenger flights only and is ordered by number of departures. The number of passengers are not counted (and would differ alot depending on aircraft capacity).
Please note that scheduled flights with helicopters are also included, like the Nice - Monaco route.

 
From: To:
1
Nice (NCE) Monaco (MCM) 81 flights every day
2
Monaco (MCM) Nice (NCE) 81 flights every day
3
Singapore (SIN) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 39 flights every day
4
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Singapore (SIN) 38 flights every day
5
Jakarta (CGK) Singapore (SIN) 36 flights every day
6
Singapore (SIN) Jakarta (CGK) 36 flights every day
7
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Jakarta (CGK) 28 flights every day
8
Jakarta (CGK) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 28 flights every day
9
Hongkong (HKG) Taipei (TPE) 25 flights every day
10
Taipei (TPE) Hong Kong (HKG) 25 flights every day
11
Hongkong (HKG) Shanghai (PVG) 24 flights every day
12
Shanghai (PVG) Hong Kong (HKG) 24 flights every day
13
Seoul (ICN) Osaka (KIX) 22 flights every day
14
Osaka (KIX) Seoul (ICN) 22 flights every day
15
Toronto (YYZ) New York (LGA) 19 flights every day
16
New York (LGA) Toronto (YYZ) 19 flights every day
17
Dubai (DXB) Kuwait (KWI) 19 flights every day
18
Osaka (KIX) Shanghai (PVG) 18 flights every day
19
Singapore (SIN) Bangkok (BKK) 18 flights every day
20
Shanghai (PVG) Osaka (KIX) 18 flights every day
21
Seoul (ICN) Hong Kong (HKG) 18 flights every day
22
Bangkok (BKK) Singapore (SIN) 18 flights every day
23
Kuwait (KWI) Dubai (DXB) 18 flights every day
24
Hongkong (HKG) Seoul (ICN) 18 flights every day
25
Denpasar (DPS) Singapore (SIN) 18 flights every day
26
Singapore (SIN) Denpasar (DPS) 18 flights every day
27
Seoul (ICN) Fukuoka (FUK) 17 flights every day
28
Seoul (ICN) Tokyo (NRT) 17 flights every day
29
Tokyo (NRT) Seoul (ICN) 17 flights every day
30
Fukuoka (FUK) Seoul (ICN) 17 flights every day
31
Saint Barthelemy (SBH) Philipsburg (SXM) 17 flights every day
32
Toronto (YYZ) Chicago (ORD) 17 flights every day
33
Hongkong (HKG) Beijing (PEK) 17 flights every day
34
Peking (PEK) Hong Kong (HKG) 17 flights every day
35
Philipsburg (SXM) Saint Barthelemy (SBH) 17 flights every day
36
Dubai (DXB) Muharraq (BAH) 16 flights every day
37
Chicago (ORD) Toronto (YYZ) 16 flights every day
38
London (LHR) New York (JFK) 16 flights every day
39
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Denpasar (DPS) 16 flights every day
40
Tokyo (NRT) Taipei (TPE) 16 flights every day
41
Da Nang (DAD) Seoul (ICN) 16 flights every day
42
Frankfurt (FRA) London (LHR) 16 flights every day
43
London (LHR) Frankfurt (FRA) 16 flights every day
44
Dublin (DUB) London (LHR) 16 flights every day
45
Seoul (ICN) Qingdao (TAO) 16 flights every day
46
Muharraq (BAH) Dubai (DXB) 16 flights every day
47
Denpasar (DPS) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 16 flights every day
48
Taipei (TPE) Osaka (KIX) 16 flights every day
49
London (LHR) Dublin (DUB) 16 flights every day
50
Qingdao (TAO) Seoul (ICN) 16 flights every day
51
Seoul (ICN) Da Nang (DAD) 16 flights every day
52
Osaka (KIX) Taipei (TPE) 16 flights every day
53
Taipei (TPE) Tokyo (NRT) 16 flights every day
54
Riyadh (RUH) Dubai (DXB) 15 flights every day
55
Singapore (SIN) Manila (MNL) 15 flights every day
56
Bangkok (BKK) Hong Kong (HKG) 15 flights every day
57
San Juan (SJU) St. Thomas (STT) 15 flights every day
58
(STT) San Juan (SJU) 15 flights every day
59
Moskva (SVO) Simferopol (SIP) 15 flights every day
60
Manila (MNL) Singapore (SIN) 15 flights every day
61
Dubai (DXB) Bombay (BOM) 15 flights every day
62
Mumbai (BOM) Dubai (DXB) 15 flights every day
63
New York (LGA) Montreal (YUL) 15 flights every day
64
Montreal (YUL) New York (LGA) 15 flights every day
65
Singapore (SIN) Hong Kong (HKG) 15 flights every day
66
Dubai (DXB) Riyadh (RUH) 15 flights every day
67
Simferopol (SIP) Moscow (SVO) 15 flights every day
68
Hongkong (HKG) Bangkok (BKK) 15 flights every day
69
New York (JFK) London (LHR) 15 flights every day
70
Fort-De-France (FDF) Pointe-A-Pitre (PTP) 14 flights every day
71
Dubai (DXB) Muscat (MCT) 14 flights every day
72
Hongkong (HKG) Singapore (SIN) 14 flights every day
73
San Juan (SJU) Beef Island (EIS) 14 flights every day
74
Lima (LIM) Santiago (SCL) 14 flights every day
75
Muscat (MCT) Dubai (DXB) 14 flights every day
76
Hongkong (HKG) Tokyo (NRT) 14 flights every day
77
Santiago (SCL) Lima (LIM) 14 flights every day
78
Pointe-A-Pitre (PTP) Fort-De-France (FDF) 14 flights every day
79
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Singapore (SIN) 14 flights every day
80
Hongkong (HKG) Manila (MNL) 14 flights every day
81
Singapore (SIN) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 13 flights every day
82
Tokyo (NRT) Hong Kong (HKG) 13 flights every day
83
Manila (MNL) Hong Kong (HKG) 13 flights every day
84
Bangkok (BKK) Seoul (ICN) 13 flights every day
85
Delhi (DEL) Dubai (DXB) 13 flights every day
86
Singapore (SIN) Penang (PEN) 13 flights every day
87
(EIS) San Juan (SJU) 13 flights every day
88
Seoul (ICN) Bangkok (BKK) 13 flights every day
89
Seattle (SEA) Vancouver (YVR) 13 flights every day
90
Penang (PEN) Singapore (SIN) 13 flights every day
91
Dubai (DXB) Delhi (DEL) 13 flights every day
92
Shanghai (PVG) Bangkok (BKK) 13 flights every day
93
Hongkong (HKG) Osaka (KIX) 13 flights every day
94
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Bangkok (DMK) 12 flights every day
95
Bangkok (BKK) Shanghai (PVG) 12 flights every day
96
Willemstad (CUR) Kralendijk (BON) 12 flights every day
97
Taipei (TPE) Seoul (ICN) 12 flights every day
98
Seoul (ICN) Taipei (TPE) 12 flights every day
99
Bangkok (DMK) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 12 flights every day
100
Osaka (KIX) Hong Kong (HKG) 12 flights every day