Singapore Airlines stepped up its lobbying to gain fifth freedom rights between Australia and the US with the release of a report claiming that the lack of competition on the corridor has led to higher fares, limited capacity and deprived the tourism industry of a potential A$126 million ($96.7 million) windfall. The report by consultant Econtech, published ahead of next week's decision by the Australian government on whether to allow SIA access to the South Pacific route, said additional ...

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