Kuala Lumpur-Singapore service is set to see a major price war erupt after the Malaysian government decided to abandon its protection of the route and several others well ahead of the originally scheduled January 2009 date. Malaysia Airlines CEO Idris Jala said, "Whilst we are all for fair competition and we believe in the concept of open skies, we are disappointed that the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore route will be prematurely opened to limited flights." He added, "We needed time to put Malaysia ...

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