new report by air-travel intelligence company OAG says Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is world's busiest international air route. From March 2017 to end of February 2018, exactly 30,537 flights flew between Singapore and KL. There was average of 84 flights every day - that's one flight every 17 minutes or so. The route is covered by Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and host of budget airlines. flight time between Singapore and KL is just under hour. Asia has the top seven busiest international air routes, with Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and Osaka seeing busiest traffic. New York LaGuardia to Toronto, and Dubai to Kuwait were busiest non-Asian routes.
OAG provided more statistics on how busy skies were in year to February 2018. The busiest route if you count number of passengers was Hong Kong to Taipei. More than 6.5 million passengers flew between these two cities. Singapore-Jakarta was second, with 4.7 million; followed by Singapore-KL, with just over 4 million passengers. OAG also reported on busiest domestic routes. The world's busiest domestic air route is between Seoul and the South Korean island of Jeju. In 2017, 65,000 flights covered route, with almost 180 flights per day - one every seven-and--half minutes. only long-haul route in top-20 list is New York JFK to London Heathrow, which has around 38 daily flights