BUSIEST FLIGHT ROUTES IN THE WORLD

WHICH ARE THE WORLD'S BUSIEST FLIGHT ROUTES THIS MONTH?

 

View and interrogate OAG’s ever-popular Busiest Airline Routes whenever you need as they evolve and change over time, regularly providing updates on the busiest flight routes in the world. These include the Top 10 Busiest Global Airline Routes, Top 10 Domestic Airline Routes and International Airline Routes by region. Our flight routes data is powered by Schedules Analyser.

Find extensive flight data and analysis for domestic and international airline routes below and discover the busiest air routes in the area of your choice.

BUSIEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE ROUTES | JUNE 2024


KEY POINTS

  • In June 2024, the top 10 Busiest Domestic Airline Routes are all the same as May 2024.
  • Jeju (CJU) to Seoul (GMP) remains the busiest domestic route in the world with 1.2 million seats with seats per day increasing by 1% compared to last month.
  • Hokkaido’s Chitose Airport (CTS) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) is the second busiest route with 1.0 million seats, a 1% increase in seats per day compared to last month.
  • Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) is in third with 936,312 seats.
  • Jeddah (JED) to Riyadh (RUH) has had the biggest increase in seats per day this month with a 6% increase compared to last month keeping this route in sixth place with 720,194 seats.
  • Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) has seen the biggest drop in seats per day this month decreasing by 5% and is in fifth place.
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CHINA'S TOP 10 BUSIEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE ROUTES | JUNE 2024


KEY POINTS

  • Beijing (PEK) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) continues to be the Busiest Domestic Route in China in June 2024 with 663,725 seats, a 2% increase in seats per day compared to last month, the biggest increase in the top 10.
  • Guangzhou (CAN) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) is the second busiest route with 610,904 seats and Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX) is in third place with 549,571 seats.
  • Guangzhou (CAN) to Hangzhou (HGH) has had the biggest drop in seats per day in the top 10 this month compared to last month with a decrease of 7% and this route has dropped a place to sixth.
  • Chengdu (CTU) to Shenzhen (SZX) has moved up into the top 10 busiest domestic routes in China this month and Chongqing (CKG) to Shenzhen (SZX) has dropped out.  

USA'S TOP 10 BUSIEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE ROUTES | JUNE 2024


KEY POINTS

  • Atlanta (ATL) to Orlando (MCO) is still the Busiest Domestic Route in the USA in June 2024 with 283,855 seats.
  • New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) has moved up four places to be the second busiest route this month with 277,836 seats and seats per day have increased by 2% compared to last month.
  • Honolulu (HNL) to Kahului (OGG) is only 288 seats behind second place with 277,548 seats and continues in third place.
  • Anchorage (ANC) to Seattle (SEA) has seen the biggest increase in seats per day this month compared to last month adding 20% more which moves this route up into the top 10 in fifth place.
  • Honolulu (HNL) to Los Angeles (LAX) has also seen a large increase in seats per day this month compared to last month, increasing by 15%, and moves this route up into the top 10 in seventh place.
  • Denver (DEN) to Las Vegas (LAS) and Denver (DEN) to Phoenix (PHX) have dropped out of the top 10 busiest domestic routes in the USA this month.

BUSIEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE ROUTES | JUNE 2024


KEY POINTS

  • All routes in the Busiest International top 10 in June 2024 are also the same as last month.
  • Hong Kong (HKG) to Taipei (TPE) continues to be the busiest international route with 534,604 seats.
  • Cairo (CAI) to Jeddah (JED) is the second busiest international route with 461,296 seats.
  • Cairo (CAI) to Jeddah (JED) and Bangkok (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG) have both seen the biggest increase in seats per day in the top 10 adding 14% more.
  • Bangkok (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG) has moved up from ninth place to sixth place due to this increase in seats.
  • Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore Changi (SIN) continues to be the third busiest international route this month with 449,144 seats.
  • Seoul Incheon (ICN) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) has had the biggest drop in seats per day this month compared to last month decreasing by 5% but stays in fifth place.

  • Seven of the routes in the top 10 Busiest International routes for June 2024 are from Asia Pacific region, two routes are from the Middle East and one from Africa, Europe and North America.
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The busiest air routes are defined as those with the largest volume of scheduled airline seats in the current calendar month. Data is for flights in both directions on each route and is sourced from OAG Schedules Analyser in the first week of each month. The data reflects the most recent full calendar month for the busiest scheduled domestic and international aviation routes in each category.

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