AirAsia planes on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia on August 28, 2016. Photo: REUTERS

Revealed: How Tony Fernandes’ distaste for acquisitions drove AirAsia’s growth into Southeast Asia’s biggest passenger carrier

  • AirAsia looked into a proposal to buy HK Express and Hong Kong Airlines from HNA Group, but declined to buy either, before Cathay Pacific Airways offered HK$4.93 billion for the city’s sole budget carrier
  • AirAsia has bought one airline in its 18-year growth, to secure a landing slot in the Philippines
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AirAsia planes on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia on August 28, 2016. Photo: REUTERS
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