The world’s busiest flight routes revealed – and two are in Australia

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Australia claims two of the world’s busiest flight routes, but it might not be a title the country retains for long, a leading aviation expert says.

Melbourne to Sydney was found by OAG.com to be the second busiest domestic route in the world, with almost 150 flights each day – or about 54,000 flights each year.

Sydney to Brisbane claimed the 12th spot in the domestic rankings, with an annual total of 33,443 flights (about 92 flights each day).

Monash Business School’s Greg Bamber said the rankings were not necessarily a source of pride for Australia.

Professor Bamber, co-author of Up in the Air, said it would be more beneficial for Australia to have a high-speed rail system between Melbourne and Sydney, therefore giving the airports more capacity....

Period28 Mar 2019

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  • TitleThe world’s busiest flight routes revealed – and two are in Australia
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe New Daily@TheNewDailyAU
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size560 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date28/03/19
    DescriptionAustralia claims two of the world’s busiest flight routes, but it might not be a title the country retains for long, a leading aviation expert says.
    Melbourne to Sydney was found by OAG.com to be the second busiest domestic route in the world, with almost 150 flights each day – or about 54,000 flights each year.
    Sydney to Brisbane claimed the 12th spot in the domestic rankings, with an annual total of 33,443 flights (about 92 flights each day).
    Monash Business School’s Greg Bamber said the rankings were not necessarily a source of pride for Australia.
    Professor Bamber, co-author of Up in the Air, said it would be more beneficial for Australia to have a high-speed rail system between Melbourne and Sydney....
    Producer/AuthorThe New Daily
    URLhttps://thenewdaily.com.au/life/travel/2019/03/27/busiest-flight-routes-australia/
    PersonsGreg Bamber

Keywords

  • aviation
  • Melbourne airport
  • Sydney airport
  • Up in the Air
  • high-speed rail
  • world’s busiest flight routes
  • direct flights