Global Data experts OAG provides insight into the busiest routes in the world on the basis of the number of available seats between the interval October 2021 to September 2022.
5. Kuala Lumpur – Singapore
The Intra-Asia corridor between Malaysia and Singapore had a total of 2,443,176 seats available. This perhaps is unsurprising given that it connects two of the largest air travel hubs in Southeast Asia.
Singapore remains the busiest international destination from the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.
Passenger flights along this corridor are operated by the likes of AirAsia, Batik Air Malaysia, Jetstar Asia, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Scoot, and Singapore Airlines
4. Dubai – London Heathrow
Ranked at fourth is the corridor between Dubai International (DXB) and London Heathrow (LHR). There were a total of 2,697,593 seats were made available on this intercontinental route in the interval under review albeit being served by fewer airlines. Only British Airways and Emirates currently connect the pair.
3. New York JFK – London Heathrow
London Heathrow Airport appears for a second time in the top. This time it’s the corridor between there and New York JFK. In the study interval, 2,848,044 seats were available on this historically busy route.
The route’s major operators are American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, and Virgin Atlantic.
2. Dubai – Riyadh
3,191,090 seats were made available between Dubai and King Khalid International (RUH) in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia.
Major operatos of this route include Dubai-based UAE flag carrier Emirates, Saudi Arabian national carrier Saudia, Flyadeal, flydubai, and Flynas.
1. Cairo – Jeddah
The the corridor between Cairo International (CAI) and Jeddah King Abdulaziz International (JED) is ranked as the busiest route for the study interval.
3,234,683 seats were made available for this corridor
This route was operated by: Air Arabia Egypt, Air Cairo, EgyptAir, Flyadeal, FlyEgypt, Flynas, Nesma Airlines, Nile Air, and Saudia.