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Tony Fernandes Officially Steps Down As AirAsia X’s CEO

today1 November 2022

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source: Forbes

Tony Fernandes has just announced his retirement as the CEO of AirAsia X (AAX) Berhad only months after being reassigned the position of group CEO back in July of this year.

According to a filing made with Bursa Malaysia, Fernandes stated that his choice to resign came about due to “other commitments” he has to tend to.

source: New Straits Times

AAX also announced that the executive chairman of Thai AirAsia X (Thai AAX), Tunku Mahmood Fawzy (pictured above), will be appointed as Thai AAX’ new independent non-executive director.

He will be responsible for both AAX and Thai AAX’s medium-term strategic direction and sustainable growth. According to Fernandes, his mission to revive AirAsia X with a plan for 20 aircraft carriers for the group (13 for AAX and 7 for Thai AAX) had been accomplished.

Source: Business Insider

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Written by: Syakir Roslan