Nearly 22 percent of all global air traffic is accounted for by just 300 ‘super routes’ with over a million passengers annually, according to data released by travel industry solutions provider, Amadeus.
The Amadeus Air Traffic Travel Intelligence report also showed that worldwide air traffic grew by nearly five percent in 2012 with Asia recording the highest growth.
The report revealed that low-cost flights amounted to 30 percent of all the flights in North America.
Spain had the highest ratio of low-cost carrier traffic in the Europe at 57 percent, followed by the UK at 52 percent. Worldwide, the Philippines and Thailand have the highest low-cost carriers’ share at 65 percent and 61 percent respectively.