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AirAsia’s Fernandes returns as boss after Airbus probe

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes has returned to his post after being cleared by an independent probe, the Malaysian carrier said Friday, weeks after stepping aside amid a $4 billion Airbus graft scandal. AirAsia founder and CEO Fernandes and executive chairman Kamarudin Meranun left their roles...

Mahathir on AirAsia probe: if money is for a certain purpose, it’s an offset, not a bribe

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad aired his opinions on the AirAsia probe and said that payments received for a high-value transaction could not be perceived as a bribe. Dr Mahathir, replying to questions by reporters on February 6, Thursday, said that the...

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes steps aside amid Airbus bribery probe

by M JEGATHESAN AirAsia's colourful chief executive Tony Fernandes has stepped aside from the company while authorities probe unusual payments at the Malaysian carrier, as the fallout from a $4 billion bribery fine at Airbus reverberates across the industry. The shock decision came after Britain's Serious...

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes and his marriages

AirAsia group chief executive Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, 53, married his graceful-looking Korean girlfriend, Chloe, in France on Saturday (Oct 14), according to Malay Mail Online. Mr Fernandes, a divorcee, has two children from his previous marriage. Mr Fernandes and Chloe were said to have...

AirAsia CEO marries Korean stunner

  It was a busy weekend for AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes who married his Korean girlfriend of two years Chloe in a quiet ceremony in Cote d’Azur. Not much is known of the Korean stunner, and even her second name is top secret. Photos of the wedding...

Sky’s the limit for Air Asia boss Fernandes

Suresh Nair THERE’S a short clip circulating over social media showing an airline’s top boss carrying a portable bin and collecting the spoils from passengers, with a surprised flight stewardess looking on in admiration. Only AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes dares to be different in the skies. He has...

Mustachioed Malaysian millionaire liquidating stake in Cardiff City

Bloomberg reports that Vincent Tan is throwing in the towel, putting up his stake in the one-time Premier League team Cardiff City for sale. The Malaysian businessman is said to be putting up his stake in the Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles FC, as well...