June 18,16, 2018
AirAsia is to announce its new CEO for AirAsia
on Monday June 18. The Group CEO and founder, Tony Fernandes will move to Malaysia , its new regional office, to oversee the group's activities to prepare Air Asia as an Asean carrier in time for 2015 when Asean opens its skies. Jakarta
Aerospace Diary learns likely candidates for the CEO Malaysia's job could be Aireen Omar who heads corporate finance and treasury of the company, Azran, present CEO of AirAsia X, an airline struggling following tough international market conditions or Bo Lingam, Chief of Operations and Planning.
AirAsia's chief may also be want to be closer to rival Lion Air in Indonesia that will be coming up with the launch of its new full service airline, Batik Air, by March 2013. Rusdi Kirana, president director of Lion Air, said of his plans for Singapore: "The idea is that we want to make Singapore not only as a hub for the assets to spread to all the airlines we are going to share or operate, but also as a hub for our feeder." He added: "We plan to make a hub in
... From Medan Medan, they'll fly to Singapore, Penang, KL and all other cities in ." There will also be another hub in Indonesia Manado, to cater to flights to and from East China, Japan and . Korea
Lion Air is buying 201 Boeing 737 MAXs and 29 737-900ERs in a $22.4 billion contract that is Boeing’s largest ever. It has also acquired purchase rights for a further 150 737s.
In its statement AirAsia says
The action might soon be moving to
Indonesia from now! India