KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines is concerned over the proposed opening of the lucrative Kuala Lumpur-Singapore route it currently dominates with Singapore Airlines.
MAS managing director, Idris Jala, said the national carrier had expressed its concern to the (Malaysian) government about opening the route to other airlines, specifically to low-cost carriers, as it would affect MAS' operations.
LCC AirAsia is expected to get the rights to fly this route by May this year.
Malaysia and Singapore are to meet in March to discuss opening the route to liberalise the air travel sector ahead of the implementation of the ASEAN Open Sky Agreement in 2008.
Source : Travel Weekly
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