Top 50 Busiest Air Routes in the World


Want to know which air route is the busiest in the world? See our top 50 air routes with most seats in the world. The #1 air route with most seats between Tokyo International Airport and Sapporo New Chitose Airport in Japan with 1,253,220 seats per month.



Airport 1Airport 2Seats per MonthRankAirlines Serving the Route
Tokyo International AirportSapporo-New Chitose Airport1,253,2201Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Air Do,
Seoul-Gimpo AirportJeju International Airport848,1512Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, T'way Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air
Tokyo International AirportFukuoka Airport811,5213All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Skymark Airlines
Sydney AirportMelbourne Airport780,9324Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Tiger Airways Australia, Virgin Australia
Beijing Capital International AirportShanghai Hongqiao International Airport689,2875Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines
Hong Kong International AirportTaiwan Taoyuan International Airport680,9156Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Dragonair, EVA Air, Hong Kong Airlines
Tokyo International AirportNaha Airport659,1667All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Japan Transocean Air
Congonhas-Sao Paulo AirportRio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport624,1058Avianca Brazil, Gol Airlines, TAM Airlines, Webjet
Tokyo International AirportOsaka International Airport620,4609All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines
Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji AirportDelhi-Indira Gandhi Airport575,13310Air India, GoAir, Indian, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite, Kingfisher, SpiceJet
Madrid-Barajas AirportBarcelona Airport461,22811Air Europa, Iberia, Spanair, Vueling
Sydney AirportBrisbane Airport456,54012Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Virgin Australia
OR Tambo International AirportCape Town International Airport453,551131Time, Comair,, Mango, South African Airways, Velvet Sky
Singapore Changi AirportSoekarno-Hatta International Airport442,00914Batavia Air, Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Lion Air, Lufthansa, Mandala Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Sriwijaya Air, Tiger Airways
Soekarno-Hatta International AirportJuanda International Airport432,09115Airfast Indonesia, Batavia Air, Garuda Indonesia, Citilink, Lion Air, Mandala Airlines, Merpati Nusantara Airlines, Sriwijaya Air, Wings Air
Hong Kong International AirportShanghai Pudong International Airport402,52816Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Dragonair, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines
Tan Son Nhat International AirportNoi Bai International Airport366,25617Air Mekong, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines
Los Angeles International AirportSan Francisco International Airport350,01418American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, SkyWest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin America
Guangzhou Baiyun International AirportShanghai Hongqiao International Airport346,47219Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines
Beijing Capital International AirportShenzhen Bao'an International Airport345,26520Air China, China Southern, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines
Soekarno-Hatta International AirportNgurah Rai International Airport338,05521Batavia Air, Citilink, Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air
OR Tambo International AirportKing Shaka International Airport337,720221Time, Comair,, Mango, South African Airways, South African Express, Velvet Sky
Hong Kong International AirportSuvarnabhumi Airport335,62223Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Kenya Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Royal Jordanian, SriLankan Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways
Beijing Capital International AirportGuangzhou Baiyun International Airport334,85924Air China, China Southern, Hainan Airlines
Beijing Capital International AirportChengdu Shuangliu International Airport333,91825Air China, China Southern, Hainan Airlines, Sichuan Airlines
Soekarno-Hatta International AirportMedan International Airport328,48626Batavia Air, Garuda Indonesia, Citilink, Indonesia AirAsia, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air
Singapore Changi AirportKuala Lumpur International Airport326,53327Air Asia, Jetstar Asia, Malaysia Airlines, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines
Hong Kong International AirportSingapore Changi Airport314,42228Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines, Jetstar Asia, Singapore Airlines, Tiger Airways, United Airlines
King Khalid International AirportKing Abdulaziz International Airport310,97029Nas Air, Saudi Arabian Airlines
Los Angeles International AirportJohn F. Kennedy International Airport310,85630American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Virgin America
Suvarnabhumi AirportPhuket International Airport307,61931Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways, *Nok Air, *Orient Thai Airlines
Shanghai Hongqiao International AirportShenzhen Bao'an International Airport298,42832China Eastern, China Southern, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines
O'Hare International AirportLaGuardia Airport298,37833American Airlines, Delta Connection/Shuttle America, United Airlines, United Express/Shuttle America
Melbourne AirportBrisbane Airport292,44334Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Tiger Airways Australia, Virgin Australia
Tokyo International AirportKagoshima Airport291,36835All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Skymark Airlines, Skynet Asia Airways
Soekarno-Hatta International AirportHasanuddin International Airport290,38836Batavia Air, Express Air, Garuda Indonesia, Kartika Airlines, Lion Air, Merpati Nusantara Airlines, Pelita Air Service, Sriwijaya Air
London Heathrow AirportJohn F. Kennedy International Airport282,20537American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Kuwait Airways, Virgin Atlantic
Beijing Capital International AirportHong Kong International Airport272,58838Air China, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Dragonair, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways
Gimpo International AirportGimhae International Airport271,51839Air Busan, Korean Air
Narita International AirportIncheon International Airport265,23040All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, United Airlines
Hong Kong International AirportNinoy Aquino International Airport260,81941Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Dragonair, Hong Kong Express Airways, Philippine Airlines
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International AirportOrlando International Airport260,18042AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines
Ninoy Aquino International AirportMactan-Cebu International Airport259,58243Airphil Express, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, Zest Airways
Cairo International AirportKing Abdulaziz International Airport259,41744EgyptAir, Saudi Arabian Airlines
El Dorado International AirportAlfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport258,46045Aires, Avianca, Copa Airlines Colombia
El Dorado International AirportJose Maria Cordova International Airport257,40746Aires, Avianca, Copa Airlines Colombia
Suvarnabhumi AirportSingapore Changi Airport256,41847Cathay Pacific, Jetstar Asia Airways, Myanmar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways, Tiger Airways
Melbourne AirportAdelaide Airport255,37648Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Virgin Australia
Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino AirportLinate Airport254,71649Alitalia
Tokyo International AirportHiroshima Airport252,63650All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines


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