SINGAPORE-KUL THE BUSIEST AIR ROUTE IN THE WORLD

SINGAPORE, The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route is the world’s busiest international air link, with 30,537 flights recorded between the two cities in the 12 month to end-February 2018, the Straits Times newspaper here reported Friday, quoting industry consultancy OAG.

The link between Singapore and the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, just 40 minutes flying time north of here, is followed in second place by the air links between Hong Kong and Taipei and between Singapore and Jakarta, which had 28,887 flights and 23,704 flights respectively over the same period.

Mayur Patel, OAG’s regional sales director for Japan and the Asia-Pacific, said that 14 of the world’s busiest 20 routes, including eight of the top 10 routes, are between Asian cities.

He added that Hong Kong was the busiest Asian airport hub, featuring in six of the top 20 routes while Changi Airport here featured in four.

Source: NAM News Network

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