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Airasia Drops Plan To Take Off In Vietnam

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AirAsia’s meanwhile third attempt to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam has fallen through as the...
AirAsia enters budget carrier market in Vietnam

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AirAsia Group, the largest low-cost carrier in Southeast Asia, said December 6 that it has agreed with a partner in Vietnam to launch a...
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes faces corruption probe in India

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Tony Fernandes, CEO of of AirAsia Group, is being investigated by the Indian federal police for allegedly paying bribes to influence local aviation policy....
AirAsia boss in hot water after saying sorry for backing Malaysia’s Ex-PM

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AirAsia Group founder and CEO Tony Fernandes on May 13 publicly apologised for his pre-election support of Malaysia’s former ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and...
Myanmar AirAsia could be Tony Fernandes’ next big thing

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Malaysia-headquartered AirAsia, the largest Asian budget carrier as per the size of its fleet, is in talks with a partner to set up an...
AirAsia founder to launch budget healthcare service ASEAN-wide

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Tony Fernandes, founder of low-cost carrier AirAsia, is planning the launch of a new "affordable healthcare" business called Tune Care within his company holding...
AirAsia ventures into China, Cambodia

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Malaysian low-budget carrier AirAsia is working on expanding its network with two new subsidiaries in China and Cambodia. On May 14, Tony Fernandes, co-founder and...
AirAsia aims at creating airport hubs in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia's biggest budget airline group AirAsia appears eager to invest or become a joint-venture partner in airport development to serve its burgeoning traffic...
AirAsia chief’s futile bid to become ASEAN Secretary-General

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Tony Fernandes, flamboyant Malaysian entrepreneur, co-founder and group chief executive of AirAsia Group and chairman of Tune Group, a Kuala Lumpur-based leisure and entertainment...
AirAsia open to hiring laid-off Malaysia Airlines staff

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Following reports that Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is planning to fire 6,000 staff as part of its restructuring plan, low-cost carrier AirAsia has stated it...
AirAsia bullish on Philippine air travel growth potential

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Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia is gearing up for a re-fleeting program in 2016, hedging on the potential of the Philippine market. Chairman Tony Fernandes...
AirAsia sees profit climb, but revenue remains flat

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Malaysia's low-cost carrier AirAsia saw its net profit soar by a third in the first quarter after accounting for currency gains and tax credits...
AirAsia agrees to move to new Kuala Lumpur airport

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Malaysian budget airline AirAsia said on April 15 it would move to a much-delayed new international terminal set to open in May despite recently...
Southeast Asia’s low-cost airline fleet to grow 20%

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The number of planes operated by Southeast Asia's budget airlines is projected to increase by nearly 20 per cent in 2014 despite a recent...
AirAsia chiefs slams new Brunei carrier

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Tony Fernandes, the CEO of Asia's biggest budget carrier, has warned Brunei's new low-cost airline Darussalam Air not to have "a monopolistic mindset" once...
Tata-Singapore Airlines deal causes stir in India

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The recent deal between Singapore Airlines and industrial conglomerate Tata Group to set up a new airline with base in New Delhi has raised...
Filipino wins “The Apprentice Asia”

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AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes hired Jonathan Allen Yabut, a 27-year-old University of the Philippines graduate, after he successfully competed against contestants from China, Singapore,...
AirAsia Japan gets grounded by October

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AirAsia's joint venture in Japan will cease operations by October because it is missing profit targets and due to a "fundamental difference of opinion...