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Busiest International Airline Routes: A New Ranking

The pandemic may not have changed the world map, but it has definitely changed the way we go from point A to point B.

It has rearranged the world’s busiest international airline routes with a number of surprises.

The world’s fifth busiest airline route is now between Korea and Japan.

At number four, it’s Paris to Guadeloupe.

Coming in at number three is Orlando to San Juan.

The second busiest international route is Cairo to Jeddah.

And the busiest airline route in the world, in spite of quarantine rules, is Dubai to London’s Heathrow with more than 190,000 passengers a month.