AirAsia planes are seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in April. Photo: ReutersAirAsia planes are seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in April. Photo: Reuters
AirAsia planes are seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in April. Photo: Reuters

Southeast Asia’s budget airline boom turns sour amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Auditors for Malaysia’s AirAsia and Vietnam’s VietJet are concerned about funding, while Indonesia’s Lion Air stopped a flotation
  • Even before the pandemic, bankers and leasing bosses were worried about aircraft ordered during a decade-long buying frenzy

Topic |   Aviation
AirAsia planes are seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in April. Photo: ReutersAirAsia planes are seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in April. Photo: Reuters
AirAsia planes are seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in April. Photo: Reuters
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