Top 7 Busiest Passenger Air Routes

Now that we finally started a new topic with some information about airports and airlines (Top 7 Busiest Airports in 2010, Top 7 Best Airports in 2010 and Top 7 World Largest Airlines in 2010), it is now time to check which are the Top 7 Busiest Passenger Air Routes by number of seats flown per month. It is interesting to see that all the routes included in this Top 7 List (considering Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of China), are domestic. Other interesting fact about this post is that there is one airport that is common to three routes:

1. Japan

Airport 1: Tokyo International Airport (pictured)

Airport 2: Sapporo-New Chitose Airport

Seats: 1 253 220

Airlines serving: Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Air Do

2. South Korea

Airport 1: Seoul-Gimpo Airport (pictured)

Airport 2: Jeju International Airport

Seats: 848 151

Airlines serving: Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air

3. Japan

Airport 1: Tokyo International Airport

Airport 2: Fukuoka Airport (pictured)

Seats: 811 521

Airlines serving: All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Skymark Airlines

4. Australia

Airport 1: Sidney Airport (pictured)

Airport 2: Melbourne Airport

Seats: 780 932

Airlines serving: Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Tiger Airways Australia, Virgin Blue

5. China

Airport 1: Beijing Capital International Airport (pictured)

Airport 2: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Seats: 689 287

Airlines serving: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines

6. China

Airport 1: Hong Kong International Airport (pictured)

Airport 2: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Seats: 680 915

Airlines serving: Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Dragonair, EVA Air, Hong Kong Airlines

7. Japan

Airport 1: Tokyo International Airport

Airport 2: Naha Airport (pictured)

Seats: 659 166

Airlines serving: All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Japan Transocean Air

Source: Wikipedia


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