SINGAPORE (XFNews-ASIA) - Malaysia and Singapore are mulling the possibility of allowing budget airlines to fly the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore route, which is now dominated by Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines, the Business Times reported.
The newspaper quoted Singapore Transport Minister Raymond Lim as saying: "We believe the liberalization of the aviation sector will benefit both countries whether in tourism, trade or investment."
Lim met Malaysian Transport Minister Chan Kong Choy in Kuala Lumupur yesterday.
Chan said Malaysia would present a report to Singapore within the next few days on whether the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore air route should be opened up to competition.
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