Top 100 busiest international airline routes

- by number of daily departures

UPDATED 2019-02-06

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