New survey reveals the busiest air routes within the Americas

A brand new survey has revealed the busiest air routes within the Americas … and it would shock you that the highest spot doesn’t contain the United States. Instead, a one hour flight between the 2 most populated cities in Brazil, Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro, takes the highest spot. The quick hop, with a mean fare of simply US$93, is catered for by 110 flights day by day, the equal of 1 each 13 minutes.

Iconic skyline of Sao Paulo metropolis, Brazil. Image by Carlos Alkmin/Getty Images

Routesonline examined the highest 200 routes within the Americas over the course of a 12 months taking a look at each capability and passenger figures. The second busiest route general related Mexico City to the resort metropolis of Cancún, world well-known for its Caribbean seashores. Almost three.7 million individuals travelled on the 1300-kilometre journey final 12 months with a mean fare paid of US$72. Coming in third place within the rankings was a for much longer flight – the cross-continental journey from New York JFK to Los Angeles. The route, which is flown by American, JetBlue Airways, Delta, and Virgin America was the most costly of the highest twenty flights, with a mean fare of US$338.

Rio de Janeiro panorama. Image by Alex Robinson / robertharding/Getty Images

Two different home routes accomplished the highest 5: Mexico City to Monterrey, and the connection between Lima and Cusco in Peru. The most cost-effective of the twenty busiest flights was in Colombia, connecting the capital metropolis of Bogota to the nation’s second metropolis Medellin. The common fare for that journey was solely US$51. The shortest route on the busy listing was the inter-island hop from Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu to Kahului on Maui, whereas the longest was the coast to coast journey from JFK to LAX. Los Angeles was the situation for 2 extra from the highest ten busiest with connections to San Francisco and Seattle coming in eighth and tenth respectively.

Top Ten Routes With Passenger Numbers and Average Fares in US :

1/ Sao Paolo – Rio de Janeiro, four.06 million, $93

2/ Mexico City – Cancun, three.68 million, $72

three/ Los Angeles – New York JFK, 2.87 million, $338

four/ Mexico City – Monterrey, 2.56 million, $84

5/ Lima – Cusco, 2.47 million, $54

6/ Bogota – Medellin, 2.43 million, $51

7/ New York La Guardia – Chicago, 2.36 million, $148

eight/ San Francisco – Los Angeles, 2.23 million, $112

9/ Guadalajara – Mexico City, 2.2 million, $75

10/ Los Angeles – Seattle, 1.99 million, $105

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