AirAsia planes at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

AirAsia owes Malaysian airport operator millions of dollars in unpaid fees, court rules

  • The low-cost carrier had been locked in a long-running legal dispute over its refusal to raise fees for international passengers leaving its hub in Kuala Lumpur
  • Airline CEO Tony Fernandes has repeatedly taken to Twitter to criticise the airport’s dirty toilets, uneven runway surfaces – and surfeit of bees
Topic |   Malaysia

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AirAsia planes at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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Tony Fernandes, speaking on the sidelines of the RISE technology conference in Hong Kong, says he is “focused on AirAsia”. Photo: Bloomberg

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes says no to any involvement with ailing Malaysia Airlines

  • The chief executive says he is focused on growing the budget airline he co-founded rather than any attempt to rescue the loss-making national carrier
  • But he has welcomed Malaysia Airlines’ recent tie-up with Singapore Airlines, saying the partnership will help improve AirAsia
Topic |   Malaysia

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Tony Fernandes, speaking on the sidelines of the RISE technology conference in Hong Kong, says he is “focused on AirAsia”. Photo: Bloomberg
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