The Singapore-KL Flight Route Is The Busiest In The World According To Report

Planes made more than 30,500 trips in 12 months.

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A one-hour flight route linking Singapore with Kuala Lumpur has been named the world's busiest international air route

According to the OAG report, a total of 30,537 planes made trips between Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in March 2017 to February 2018.

OAG, an air travel intelligence firm based in London, which used statistics for the 12 months period ending in February this year, revealed this in their report.

An average 84 flights in a day making the short hop which takes about an hour.

The KL-Singapore route is so busy that it overtook Hong Kong-Taipei in a top-20 list dominated by Asian destinations. Hong Kong-Taipei topped the list in terms of passengers with 6.5 million people flying that route in the 12-month period.

In terms of passengers, though, KL-Singapore ranked 3rd

While the number of people that flew the KL-Singapore route was 4 million, the route between Singapore-Jakarta was ranked second busiest with 4.7 million people.

The KL-Singapore route, which is operated by a host of budget carriers such AirAsia, Malindo Air, Scoot, and Jetstar, as well as full-service carriers such as Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines, is led by AirAsia with 25% of capacity.

The 296km flight distance between KL-Singapore takes just over an hour.

Scoot was rated the most punctual, with a score of 88.9%

Malaysia Airlines, which scored 61.4%, was rated least punctual in the report.

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