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A new report [by / buy] the air-travel intelligence company OAG says Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is the world's [busiest / bustle] international air route. From March 2017 to the [ends / end] of February 2018, exactly 30,537 flights flew between Singapore and KL. There was [a / an] average of 84 flights every day - that's one flight every 17 minutes or [such / so] . The route is [covered / recovered] by Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and a [heist / host] of budget airlines. The flight time between Singapore and KL is just under an hour. Asia has the [top / tap] seven busiest international air routes, with Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and Osaka [seen / seeing] the busiest traffic. New York LaGuardia to Toronto, and Dubai to Kuwait were the busiest non-Asian [routes / roots] .

OAG provided more statistics on [how / what] busy the skies were in the year to February 2018. The busiest route if you [discount / count] the number of passengers was Hong Kong to Taipei. More than 6.5 million passengers [flown / flew] between these two cities. Singapore-Jakarta was [secondly / second] , with 4.7 million; followed by Singapore-KL, with just over 4 million passengers. OAG also reported [in / on] the busiest domestic routes. The world's busiest domestic air route is [among / between] Seoul and the South Korean [island / Iceland] of Jeju. In 2017, 65,000 flights [discovered / covered] the route, with almost 180 flights per day - one every seven-and-a-half minutes. The only [long-haul / long-heel] route in the top-20 list is New York JFK to London Heathrow, which has around 38 [daily / dally] flights.

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