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User currently offlineKHI747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 1615 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4606 times:

The busiest international route is New york-London and the second being London-Paris. What are some of the other busiest international routes in the world..... maybe routes in the far east .... linking HKG,SIN,NRT,KUL,SYD ...etc........... waiting for your comments !!
It would be interesting to know which particualr airline/airlines have the biggest chunk of that particular route....

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User currently offlineFKHUL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4480 times:

LAX to Tokyo, then New York to Tokyo

User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4448 times:

Ummm...you all forgot London-Dublin. With lots of flights (rought number escapes me, but 70 rings a bell) flights daily, it is the busiest route. The traditional holder London-Paris, is no longer as TGV has cut down on the number of air travellers between those two cities.

I believe Aer Lingus is the busiest airline on the route.

LH423



« On ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux » Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
User currently offlineThai747 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 1999, 814 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4443 times:

From the far east - will probably be
BKK - SIN , around 16-17 flights daily


User currently offlineAirbus A3XX From Australia, joined May 1999, 507 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4415 times:

I would think HKG-TPS would be the busiest route in the far east with many many flights a day by 6 or 7 carriers serving on this route.

User currently offlineAirbus A3XX From Australia, joined May 1999, 507 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4407 times:

I would think HKG-TPE would be the busiest route in the far east with many many flights a day by 6 or 7 carriers serving on this route.

User currently offlineGrasshopper From Canada, joined Nov 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 4411 times:

Also the Singapore-Kuala Lumpa, Amsterdam-London, Seoul, HK and Honolulu to Tokyo as well as Chicago-Toronto flight route. And I think that Hong Kong-Tapei is the busiest route in terms of passengers in the World. The second busiest is the London-Paris then London-NYC.

User currently offlineGaruda From Indonesia, joined Nov 2000, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4396 times:

My answer will be SIN-KUL and SIN-CGK in the Far East Region.

SIN-KUL flights departs like once every 30 mins, from 7 AM to midnight.

SIN-CGK by SQ and GA alone count for 15 flights daily, plus TG, KL and LH (daily); EK (daily, except Mon, Wed and Sat); QF (daily, except Tue and Thu); AF (Mon, Wed, and Sat); AI (Wed, Thu, and Sun).

SIN-CGK was also served by CX, SR, and PK, although they temporarily stop the service.

JA


User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (13 years 9 months 4 days ago) and read 4378 times:

NYC-London, Tokyo-Hong Kong, London-Paris, London
to Frankfurt, Sao Paolo-Rio de Janeiro are some of the
world's busiest.

ContinentalEWR


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6822 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 4328 times:

The ICAO Stat Yearbook (publ Oct 99) says that in 1997 Hong Kong-Taipei was the busiest international route, with about 15% more pax than London-Dublin or London-New York. It doesn't say what the busiest intra-Japan or intra-US or intra-Austalia routes are.

User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 10, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4317 times:

I know a couple busy Asian routes are NRT-KIX, NRT-SEL, NRT-HKG, BKK-HKG, KUL-HKG


Go big or go home
User currently offlineRafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1227 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 4310 times:

São Paulo to Rio is very busy, but is a domestic service.

User currently offlineAio86 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 928 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 4304 times:

There are also many flights between Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile. Lan Chile has many flights a day. So does Aerolineas Argentinas. Also just about every European Airline serving Santiago (besides Swissair) goes through Buenos Aires. So that's Air France, Lufthansa, and Iberia all with big A340s, 777s or 747s. Also Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires. There is also twice a week an Avianca flights as a continuation from Santa fe de Bogota. There are many Varig and Aerolineas flights. Along with a couple from Trans Brasil and one by VASP. There's also a connecting between the two cities on Swissair (only some days a week) and daily on Canadian/Air Canada. There are a lot of 737s on the route but one of the Varig flights is on MD-11 and one of the Aerolineas flights is on a 747.
I don't think that this totally is considered the longest but one of the two are the most in Latin America.


User currently offlineAio86 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 928 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 4297 times:

There are also many flights between Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile. Lan Chile has many flights a day. So does Aerolineas Argentinas. Also just about every European Airline serving Santiago (besides Swissair) goes through Buenos Aires. So that's Air France, Lufthansa, and Iberia all with big A340s, 777s or 747s. Also Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires. There is also twice a week an Avianca flights as a continuation from Santa fe de Bogota. There are many Varig and Aerolineas flights. Along with a couple from Trans Brasil and one by VASP. There's also a connecting between the two cities on Swissair (only some days a week) and daily on Canadian/Air Canada. There are a lot of 737s on the route but one of the Varig flights is on MD-11 and one of the Aerolineas flights is on a 747.
I don't think that this totally is considered the most flown but one of the two are the most in Latin America.


User currently offlineQantas 747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

I would say
Taipei - Los Angeles / New York
Operated by Eva Air and China Airlines 747-400's

Sydney - Singapore
Singapore-London


User currently offlineHailstone From Germany, joined Nov 2000, 410 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (13 years 9 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4288 times:

also on domestic note, somebody should try to pull up the number of daily flights between tpe and khh.
probably the busiest route worldwide


User currently offlineDatamanA340 From South Korea, joined Dec 2000, 547 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (13 years 9 months 23 hours ago) and read 4265 times:


TPE-HKG is so great route, but some arguments are still possible: Is it really a international one rather than domestic? Without Taiwan's limited destinations, will so many taiwanese fly to HKG to get flights to all over world? Besides, it's still the busiest, of course.

Some other route; In a case of SEL-NRT, it was proved to be 8th officially, but there is some irony. NW and UA operates both 1 and 2 daily 747 flights in this route to make use of their NRT hub, but Korean and Japanese liners cannot get more slots, actually their oppertunities are reduced for many years. In this route almost 10 daily flights, most by 747s, are operated, and seats are run out months ago. Even K-J govts negotiate to operate SEL-KIX-HND transfering route.

I bet the real winner to be London-New York, it cannot be judged by mere the fact of number.


User currently offlineGiantjets From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (13 years 9 months 22 hours ago) and read 4262 times:

For long-haul flights of Thai Int'l Airways would be from Bangkok to London or Paris or either Bangkok to Los Angeles.


Giantjets..


User currently offlineAer Lingus From Ireland, joined May 2000, 1560 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (13 years 9 months 22 hours ago) and read 4260 times:

Just to correct you there KHI747, as far as I know Dublin - London overtook London - Paris as the busiest route with approx. 80 round trips a day

Martin


User currently offlineBigo747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (13 years 9 months 22 hours ago) and read 4261 times:

What makes Dublin such a popular destination??

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8897 posts, RR: 12
Reply 20, posted (13 years 9 months 16 hours ago) and read 4238 times:

Dublin is a business center, THE business center of Ireland. JFK/EWR-LHR/LGW is by far the busiest international, while JFK-LAX is the largest domestic route I believe in the world.

Jeff


User currently offlineGUNDU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (13 years 9 months 16 hours ago) and read 4240 times:

Do you know why HKG-TPE and vice versa is so popular?Because the mainland China forbids Taiwanese to directly fly to any Chinese city,so they must fly to either Hong Kong or Macau,and switch to a domestic flight on either Shanghai Airways(Macau),China Eastern,China Southern,China Northwest and Air China(Hong Kong)


We're Nuts/Gundu 2000


User currently offlineVH-BZF From Australia, joined Oct 1999, 832 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (13 years 9 months 15 hours ago) and read 4223 times:

From Australia the busiest air route is SYD-AKL.
Followed by (in no particular order)Syd-Sin, Syd-Lax, Mel-Sin, Mel-Akl, Syd-Nrt, Bne-Akl, Per-Sin, Syd-Bkk, Syd-Hkg.

cheers



Ansett Australia - (was) One of the worlds great airlines!
User currently offlineKHI747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 1615 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (13 years 9 months 9 hours ago) and read 4204 times:

Does'nt anyone have real statistics on this particular question ..... i mean everyone comes up with their own answers .... whats the busiest route of them all ..... london-dublin or london-nyc or hong kong-taipei etc ......im sure some one would know the order

User currently offlineHailstone From Germany, joined Nov 2000, 410 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (13 years 9 months 7 hours ago) and read 4197 times:

KHI747

I like your approach; however I do not know where to get the statistics.
I was however able to get following for the TPE-KHH route – I make that 65 (sixty-five) flights per day and that is between two airports.
Below excludes the flights between CKS (international TPE airport) and KHH, there is another dozen of those (DAILY) – this is only the domestic airport of Sung Shan, right in downtown Taipei – that also explains the limited operating hours, eg curfew….

I am not questioning the claim to fame of dub-lon and los angeles – nyc, but can somebody tell us how many flights there are between those city pairs (not asking for dub-lhr, dub-lgw, dub-std or the variety of LA airports to the variety of new york airports)

EF 101 - 757 06:30am - 07:20am
AE 251 - 738 06:40am - 07:30am
GE 553 - 320 07:05am - 08:00am
EF 105 - 757 07:25am - 08:15am
GE 555 - 320 07:30am - 08:25am
B7 803 - M90 07:50am - 08:40am
EF 107 - 757 07:55am - 08:45am
AE 255 - 738 08:00am - 08:50am
AE 257 - 100 08:30am - 09:20am
EF 109 - 757 08:35am - 09:25am
GE 5591 - 321 08:40am - 09:35am
B7 805 - M90 08:45am - 09:35am
EF 111 - 757 09:15am - 10:05am
AE 259 - 738 09:20am - 10:10am
B7 807 - M90 09:40am - 10:30am
AE 261 - 100 09:50am - 10:40am
GE 561 - 320 10:00am - 10:55am
EF 113 - 757 10:10am - 11:00am
AE 263 - 738 10:30am - 11:20am
B7 811 - M90 10:50am - 11:40am
EF 119 - 757 11:15am - 12:05pm
GE 567 - 321 11:55am - 12:50pm
EF 121 - 757 12:00pm - 12:50pm
AE 265 - 738 12:05pm - 12:55pm
B7 813 - M90 12:10pm - 01:00pm
EF 125 - 757 12:55pm - 01:45pm
GE 571 - 320 12:55pm - 01:50pm
B7 815 - M90 01:00pm - 01:50pm
AE 267 - 738 01:10pm - 02:00pm
EF 127 - 757 01:45pm - 02:35pm
AE 269 - 100 02:05pm - 02:55pm
B7 817 - M90 02:10pm - 03:00pm
GE 575 - 321 02:25pm - 03:20pm
EF 129 - 757 02:30pm - 03:20pm
AE 271 - 738 02:40pm - 03:30pm
B7 819 - M90 03:00pm - 03:50pm
EF 133 - 757 03:40pm - 04:30pm
B7 821 - M90 03:50pm - 04:40pm
GE 577 - 320 03:50pm - 04:45pm
AE 273 - 738 04:00pm - 04:50pm
EF 135 - 757 04:20pm - 05:10pm
AE 275 - 100 04:40pm - 05:30pm
EF 137 - 757 04:50pm - 05:40pm
B7 823 - M90 05:00pm - 05:50pm
GE 5791 - 321 05:10pm - 06:05pm
AE 277 - 738 05:20pm - 06:10pm
EF 139 - 757 05:20pm - 06:10pm
GE 5831 - 321 05:55pm - 06:50pm
B7 825 - M90 06:00pm - 06:50pm
EF 141 - 757 06:00pm - 06:50pm
EF 145 - 757 06:40pm - 07:30pm
AE 281 - 738 06:45pm - 07:35pm
GE 587 - 320 06:55pm - 07:50pm
B7 829 - M90 07:00pm - 07:50pm
EF 151 - 757 07:40pm - 08:30pm
B7 833 - M90 08:00pm - 08:50pm
AE 283 - 738 08:05pm - 08:55pm
GE 589 - 321 08:10pm - 09:05pm
EF 155 - 757 08:40pm - 09:30pm
AE 285 - 100 08:45pm - 09:35pm
B7 835 - M90 09:00pm - 09:50pm
EF 157 - 757 09:25pm - 10:15pm
AE 287 - 738 09:30pm - 10:20pm
GE 593 - 321 09:35pm - 10:30pm
EF 159 - 757 10:05pm - 10:55pm
B7 841 - M90 10:30pm - 11:20pm


25 DatamanA340 : So, what kind of a/cs be runned in TPE-KHH? I'm heart that there is not so many widebodies in Taiwan. Well, it doesn't look proper to argue about dom
26 Hailstone : datamanA340 the equipment used on tpe-khh routes is listed after the flight number - and you are right that they are all narrow bodies
27 Post contains links Timz : http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/239622/ http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/83434/
28 Hailstone : TIMZ - i believe that we can rest the case.
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