Top 100 busiest international airline routes

- by number of daily departures

UPDATED 2019-05-27

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
Monaco (MCM) Nice (NCE) 88 flights every day
2
Nice (NCE) Monaco (MCM) 88 flights every day
3
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Singapore (SIN) 43 flights every day
4
Singapore (SIN) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 42 flights every day
5
Singapore (SIN) Jakarta (CGK) 38 flights every day
6
Jakarta (CGK) Singapore (SIN) 38 flights every day
7
Hongkong (HKG) Taipei (TPE) 35 flights every day
8
Taipei (TPE) Hong Kong (HKG) 35 flights every day
9
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Jakarta (CGK) 28 flights every day
10
Jakarta (CGK) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 28 flights every day
11
Hongkong (HKG) Shanghai (PVG) 28 flights every day
12
Shanghai (PVG) Hong Kong (HKG) 28 flights every day
13
Saint Barthelemy (SBH) Philipsburg (SXM) 26 flights every day
14
Philipsburg (SXM) Saint Barthelemy (SBH) 26 flights every day
15
Osaka (KIX) Seoul (ICN) 25 flights every day
16
Seoul (ICN) Osaka (KIX) 25 flights every day
17
Hongkong (HKG) Bangkok (BKK) 23 flights every day
18
Hongkong (HKG) Beijing (PEK) 21 flights every day
19
Bangkok (BKK) Hong Kong (HKG) 21 flights every day
20
Peking (PEK) Hong Kong (HKG) 21 flights every day
21
Seoul (ICN) Hong Kong (HKG) 21 flights every day
22
Hongkong (HKG) Seoul (ICN) 21 flights every day
23
Toronto (YYZ) New York (LGA) 21 flights every day
24
New York (LGA) Toronto (YYZ) 21 flights every day
25
Moskva (SVO) Simferopol (SIP) 21 flights every day
26
Simferopol (SIP) Moscow (SVO) 21 flights every day
27
Jeddah (JED) Cairo (CAI) 20 flights every day
28
Bangkok (BKK) Singapore (SIN) 20 flights every day
29
Kuwait (KWI) Dubai (DXB) 20 flights every day
30
Singapore (SIN) Bangkok (BKK) 20 flights every day
31
Dubai (DXB) Kuwait (KWI) 20 flights every day
32
Kairo (CAI) Jeddah (JED) 19 flights every day
33
Seoul (ICN) Tokyo (NRT) 19 flights every day
34
Tokyo (NRT) Seoul (ICN) 19 flights every day
35
Osaka (KIX) Shanghai (PVG) 19 flights every day
36
Shanghai (PVG) Osaka (KIX) 19 flights every day
37
London (LHR) Dublin (DUB) 19 flights every day
38
New York (JFK) London (LHR) 19 flights every day
39
Dublin (DUB) London (LHR) 19 flights every day
40
Seoul (ICN) Fukuoka (FUK) 19 flights every day
41
Fukuoka (FUK) Seoul (ICN) 19 flights every day
42
London (LHR) New York (JFK) 19 flights every day
43
Denpasar (DPS) Singapore (SIN) 18 flights every day
44
Qingdao (TAO) Seoul (ICN) 18 flights every day
45
Singapore (SIN) Denpasar (DPS) 18 flights every day
46
Seoul (ICN) Qingdao (TAO) 18 flights every day
47
Palma De Mallorca (PMI) Dusseldorf (DUS) 18 flights every day
48
Toronto (YYZ) Chicago (ORD) 18 flights every day
49
Dubai (DXB) Bombay (BOM) 18 flights every day
50
Tokyo (NRT) Taipei (TPE) 18 flights every day
51
Dusseldorf (DUS) Palma De Mallorca (PMI) 18 flights every day
52
Taipei (TPE) Tokyo (NRT) 18 flights every day
53
Singapore (SIN) Hong Kong (HKG) 18 flights every day
54
Osaka (KIX) Taipei (TPE) 18 flights every day
55
Taipei (TPE) Osaka (KIX) 18 flights every day
56
Mumbai (BOM) Dubai (DXB) 18 flights every day
57
Hongkong (HKG) Singapore (SIN) 17 flights every day
58
Chicago (ORD) Toronto (YYZ) 17 flights every day
59
Hongkong (HKG) Manila (MNL) 17 flights every day
60
Manila (MNL) Hong Kong (HKG) 17 flights every day
61
London (LHR) Amsterdam (AMS) 17 flights every day
62
Seoul (ICN) Da Nang (DAD) 17 flights every day
63
Da Nang (DAD) Seoul (ICN) 17 flights every day
64
Amsterdam (AMS) London (LHR) 17 flights every day
65
Muharraq (BAH) Dubai (DXB) 17 flights every day
66
Dubai (DXB) Muharraq (BAH) 17 flights every day
67
Muscat (MCT) Dubai (DXB) 17 flights every day
68
Dubai (DXB) Muscat (MCT) 17 flights every day
69
London (LHR) Frankfurt (FRA) 16 flights every day
70
Dubai (DXB) Riyadh (RUH) 16 flights every day
71
Frankfurt (FRA) London (LHR) 16 flights every day
72
Osaka (KIX) Hong Kong (HKG) 16 flights every day
73
Hongkong (HKG) Osaka (KIX) 16 flights every day
74
Riyadh (RUH) Dubai (DXB) 16 flights every day
75
Köpenhamn (CPH) Oslo (OSL) 16 flights every day
76
Manila (MNL) Singapore (SIN) 15 flights every day
77
Singapore (SIN) Manila (MNL) 15 flights every day
78
Stockholm (ARN) Helsinki (HEL) 15 flights every day
79
Moskva (DME) Simferopol (SIP) 15 flights every day
80
Sao Paulo (GRU) Buenos Aires (EZE) 15 flights every day
81
Buenos Aires (EZE) Sao Paulo (GRU) 15 flights every day
82
Oslo (OSL) Copenhagen (CPH) 15 flights every day
83
Simferopol (SIP) Moscow (DME) 15 flights every day
84
Penang (PEN) Singapore (SIN) 15 flights every day
85
Singapore (SIN) Penang (PEN) 15 flights every day
86
Madrid (MAD) Lisbon (LIS) 15 flights every day
87
Lissabon (LIS) Madrid (MAD) 15 flights every day
88
London (LGW) Barcelona (BCN) 15 flights every day
89
Barcelona (BCN) London (LGW) 15 flights every day
90
Helsingfors (HEL) Stockholm (ARN) 15 flights every day
91
Singapore (SIN) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 15 flights every day
92
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Singapore (SIN) 15 flights every day
93
San Juan (SJU) St. Thomas (STT) 15 flights every day
94
Seoul (ICN) Bangkok (BKK) 15 flights every day
95
Bangkok (BKK) Seoul (ICN) 15 flights every day
96
Seattle (SEA) Vancouver (YVR) 15 flights every day
97
Tokyo (NRT) Hong Kong (HKG) 15 flights every day
98
San Juan (SJU) Beef Island (EIS) 15 flights every day
99
Santiago (SCL) Lima (LIM) 15 flights every day
100
Lima (LIM) Santiago (SCL) 15 flights every day