IATA: Top five international city pairs all in Asia Pacific in 2018, led by Hong Kong-Taipei

    IATA, via its 2019 World Air Transport Statistics, reported (31-Jul-2019) the top five international/regional passenger airport pairs in 2018 were all in Asia Pacific:

    • Hong Kong-Taipei Taoyuan: 5.4 million passengers, -0.4% year-on-year;
    • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi-Hong Kong: 3.4 million, +8.8%;
    • Jakarta Soekarno Hatta-Singapore Changi: 3.2 million, +3.3%;
    • Seoul Incheon-Osaka Kansai: 2.9 million, +16.5%;
    • Kuala Lumpur International-Singapore Changi: 2.8 million, +2.1%.