Top 100 busiest international airline routes

- by number of daily departures

UPDATED 2022-09-20

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
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Singapore (SIN) 29 flights every day
2
Singapore (SIN) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 29 flights every day
3
Dubai (DXB) Riyadh (RUH) 22 flights every day
4
Riyadh (RUH) Dubai (DXB) 22 flights every day
5
Toronto (YYZ) New York (LGA) 19 flights every day
6
New York (LGA) Toronto (YYZ) 19 flights every day
7
London (LHR) New York (JFK) 16 flights every day
8
New York (JFK) London (LHR) 16 flights every day
9
Mumbai (BOM) Dubai (DXB) 15 flights every day
10
Dubai (DXB) Bombay (BOM) 15 flights every day
11
Jeddah (JED) Cairo (CAI) 14 flights every day
12
London (LHR) Dublin (DUB) 14 flights every day
13
Kairo (CAI) Jeddah (JED) 14 flights every day
14
Singapore (SIN) Manila (MNL) 14 flights every day
15
Manila (MNL) Singapore (SIN) 14 flights every day
16
Dublin (DUB) London (LHR) 14 flights every day
17
Seattle (SEA) Vancouver (YVR) 14 flights every day
18
Singapore (SIN) Bangkok (BKK) 14 flights every day
19
Dubai (DXB) Muharraq (BAH) 14 flights every day
20
Muharraq (BAH) Dubai (DXB) 14 flights every day
21
Bangkok (BKK) Singapore (SIN) 14 flights every day
22
Jeddah (JED) Dubai (DXB) 14 flights every day
23
Vancouver (YVR) Seattle (SEA) 14 flights every day
24
Singapore (SIN) Jakarta (CGK) 14 flights every day
25
Jakarta (CGK) Singapore (SIN) 14 flights every day
26
Dusseldorf (DUS) Palma De Mallorca (PMI) 14 flights every day
27
Palma De Mallorca (PMI) Dusseldorf (DUS) 13 flights every day
28
London (LHR) Amsterdam (AMS) 13 flights every day
29
Toronto (YYZ) Chicago (ORD) 13 flights every day
30
Orlando (MCO) San Juan (SJU) 13 flights every day
31
Dubai (DXB) Jeddah (JED) 13 flights every day
32
Lissabon (LIS) Madrid (MAD) 13 flights every day
33
Madrid (MAD) Lisbon (LIS) 13 flights every day
34
San Juan (SJU) Orlando (MCO) 13 flights every day
35
Amsterdam (AMS) London (LHR) 13 flights every day
36
Chicago (ORD) Toronto (YYZ) 13 flights every day
37
Delhi (DEL) Dubai (DXB) 12 flights every day
38
Teheran (IKA) Istanbul (IST) 12 flights every day
39
Köpenhamn (CPH) Oslo (OSL) 12 flights every day
40
Istanbul (IST) Tehran (IKA) 12 flights every day
41
Oslo (OSL) Copenhagen (CPH) 12 flights every day
42
Dubai (DXB) Delhi (DEL) 12 flights every day
43
Saint Barthelemy (SBH) Philipsburg (SXM) 12 flights every day
44
Philipsburg (SXM) Saint Barthelemy (SBH) 12 flights every day
45
London (LGW) Dublin (DUB) 12 flights every day
46
Dublin (DUB) London (LGW) 12 flights every day
47
Oslo (OSL) Stockholm (ARN) 12 flights every day
48
Köpenhamn (CPH) Stockholm (ARN) 12 flights every day
49
Amsterdam (AMS) Dublin (DUB) 12 flights every day
50
Dublin (DUB) Amsterdam (AMS) 12 flights every day
51
Amsterdam (AMS) Copenhagen (CPH) 12 flights every day
52
Köpenhamn (CPH) Amsterdam (AMS) 12 flights every day
53
Stockholm (ARN) Copenhagen (CPH) 12 flights every day
54
Larnaca (LCA) Athens (ATH) 11 flights every day
55
Aten (ATH) Larnaca (LCA) 11 flights every day
56
Stockholm (ARN) Oslo (OSL) 11 flights every day
57
Madrid (MAD) Paris (ORY) 11 flights every day
58
Bangkok (BKK) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 11 flights every day
59
Pointe-A-Pitre (PTP) Fort-De-France (FDF) 11 flights every day
60
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Bangkok (BKK) 11 flights every day
61
Barcelona (BCN) London (LGW) 11 flights every day
62
Antalya (AYT) Dusseldorf (DUS) 11 flights every day
63
London (LGW) Barcelona (BCN) 11 flights every day
64
Fort-De-France (FDF) Pointe-A-Pitre (PTP) 11 flights every day
65
Amsterdam (AMS) Barcelona (BCN) 11 flights every day
66
Dusseldorf (DUS) Antalya (AYT) 11 flights every day
67
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Singapore (SIN) 11 flights every day
68
New York (LGA) Montreal (YUL) 11 flights every day
69
Montreal (YUL) New York (LGA) 11 flights every day
70
Paris (ORY) Madrid (MAD) 11 flights every day
71
Singapore (SIN) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 11 flights every day
72
Newark (EWR) Toronto (YTZ) 11 flights every day
73
Willemstad (CUR) Oranjestad (AUA) 11 flights every day
74
Toronto (YTZ) Newark (EWR) 11 flights every day
75
Madrid (MAD) Rome (FCO) 11 flights every day
76
Singapore (SIN) Denpasar (DPS) 11 flights every day
77
Oranjestad (AUA) Willemstad (CUR) 10 flights every day
78
Barcelona (BCN) Paris (CDG) 10 flights every day
79
Köln (CGN) Palma De Mallorca (PMI) 10 flights every day
80
Rom (FCO) Madrid (MAD) 10 flights every day
81
Palma De Mallorca (PMI) Cologne (CGN) 10 flights every day
82
Denpasar (DPS) Singapore (SIN) 10 flights every day
83
Helsingfors (HEL) Stockholm (ARN) 10 flights every day
84
Paris (CDG) Barcelona (BCN) 10 flights every day
85
Barcelona (BCN) Amsterdam (AMS) 10 flights every day
86
Lissabon (LIS) Paris (ORY) 10 flights every day
87
Stockholm (ARN) Helsinki (HEL) 10 flights every day
88
Paris (ORY) Lisbon (LIS) 10 flights every day
89
Munchen (MUC) Amsterdam (AMS) 10 flights every day
90
Dublin (DUB) Manchester (MAN) 10 flights every day
91
Khartoum (KRT) Jeddah (JED) 10 flights every day
92
Jeddah (JED) Khartoum (KRT) 10 flights every day
93
Kuwait (KWI) Dubai (DXB) 10 flights every day
94
Amsterdam (AMS) London (LCY) 10 flights every day
95
Bangkok (BKK) Phnom Penh (PNH) 10 flights every day
96
Madrid (MAD) Porto (OPO) 10 flights every day
97
Kairo (CAI) Riyadh (RUH) 10 flights every day
98
Phnom Penh (PNH) Bangkok (BKK) 10 flights every day
99
Seoul (ICN) Bangkok (BKK) 10 flights every day
100
Dubai (DXB) Kuwait (KWI) 10 flights every day