Northwest 777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 224 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4584 times:
First of all, yes I did search but I couldn't find what I was looking for necessarily. Basically, I'm curious to know what route, anywhere in the world, has the largest amount of separate, competing carriers operating on it? It seems to me I remember there may have been a thread kind of relating to this, but not exactly. I think it may have actually been what route has the most frequencies, but I don't think it mentioned what route had the most airlines on it?
Also, I'm mostly interested in finding out what route has not only the most airlines on it, but the route that has the most airlines all operating with full rights between those two cities? I know that BKK-HKG/SIN, for example, all have a bunch of European carries operating on them, but I'm pretty sure that not many of them have 5th freedom rights to pick up passengers locally. I have a feeling that the route that will end up having what I'm looking for, will be in Europe, specifically in between countries both in the EU.
Let the discussion begin! Thanks for any info you guys come up with for me! Oh, and if you want to post to tell me to search again, don't bother because not only did I already do that, but this is the whole purpose of a public forum. Thanks!
JoyA380B747 From India, joined Mar 2005, 447 posts, RR: 1 Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4559 times:
Just wait till end 2005 and you shall see BOM-LHR as the route with as many as 7 airlines, the highest between any European and Asian city.
They are Air India, British Airways, British Midland, Virgin Atlantic, Jet airways, Air Sahara and Indian Airlines(maybe).
How about that..?
If it wasn't for AI and those money mongers sitting in the parliament, 9W would have been as big as SQ...:(
Nickofatlanta From Australia, joined May 2000, 1481 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4574 times:
On BKK-SIN, there is AirAsia, JetStar Asia, Thai, Singapore Airlines, Finnair, Garuda, Swiss, Scandinavian, Turkish, Finnair, Cathay, Biman, Indian Airlines and Valuair. All with full traffic rights. 14 airlines.
Northwest 777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 224 posts, RR: 0 Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 4542 times:
Quoting Nickofatlanta (Reply 2): On BKK-SIN, there is AirAsia, JetStar Asia, Thai, Singapore Airlines, Finnair, Garuda, Swiss, Scandinavian, Turkish, Finnair, Cathay, Biman, Indian Airlines and Valuair. All with full traffic rights. 14 airlines.
HOLY COW!!! All with full rights!?!? That's exactly what I was looking for! Thanks Nick!
Cornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 55 Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 4490 times:
Quoting BA380 (Reply 6): JFK - LHR is only served by 4 airlines at present (BA VS AA UA) unless Cathay has started yet. Surely there are plenty of other routes that have 4 airlines on and I am sure there are ones with more.
Actually there are a couple of others who have rights such as KU, AI and SQ, I think. but the number of seats they offer is small.....
Just when I thought I could see light at the end of the tunnel, it was some B*****d with a torch bringing me more work
777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11643 posts, RR: 17 Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4405 times:
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Largest number of airlines operating on a route in New Zealand is 3 airlines (NZ, QF and QO), thats on the WLG-CHC route. The WLG-AKL route also have three airlines on the route but QO doesn't operate anymore direct flights since their 2 ATR72s left the fleet last year.
NZ747 From New Zealand, joined Dec 2004, 963 posts, RR: 4 Reply 19, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4222 times:
Quoting 777ER (Reply 15): According to TNs route map on their web-site and AKLs web-site, they do
Although this flight has a TN flight number (TN401), it is operated by QF using a B733. This however isn't a code share flight with QF, and you will only find pax from the PPT-AKL flight on board. It is a separate flight from QF190 (B763) that departs at the same time.
KEno From Malaysia, joined Feb 2004, 1842 posts, RR: 29 Reply 24, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3386 times:
Kuala Lumpur-Jakarta (11 airlines)
1. Malaysia Airlines
2. Air Asia
3. Garuda Indonesia
4. Merpati Nusantara
5. Lion Airlines
6. Star Air
7. KLM Royal Dutch
8. Qatar Airways
11. Saudi Arabian
Singapore-Jakarta (11 airlines)
1. Singapore Airlines
2. Garuda Indonesia
3. Cathay Pacific
4. Thai Airways
5. Philippine Airlines
6. Air France
8. KLM Royal Dutch
9. Saudi Arabian
10. Air India
25 RJpieces: Neither US or DL fly LON-NYC. I assume you meant United though. LAX-NRT has JAL, ANA, NW, American, Thai, Korean, Varig, and SQ I believe. NYC-FLL ha
26 WeAreUnited: And I'm assuming you meant to have United included in that route as well. They've been serving that route for years. They are even adding another dai
27 Intothinair: Small correction there, LH does not fly SIN-CGK anymore. They serve CGK through BKK now. I would also say that BKK-SIN is the route flown by the most
28 Joost: And next to that, KL will stop the route SIN-CGK too and will only fly Jakarta through KUL in the near future.