CEO of AirAsia apologizes for support to ex Prime Minister of Malaysia

May 1, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

CEO of AirAsia apologizes for support to ex Prime Minister of Malaysia

CEO of AirAsia apologizes for support to ex Prime Minister of Malaysia

AirAsia is the biggest airline in Malaysia. Its leader Tony Fernandes has recently published a video with an apology for aggressive support of Najib Razak, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia.

He said he had to show more support when the time was crucial for the whole history of Malaysia.

Fernandes has founded AirAsia in 1993, with the main base in Kuala Lumpur. It was a low-cost very promising airline.

This business is still one of the most promising. It brings big dividends and is used by thousands of people every month.

In his statement, air mogul says there is a moment when everyone needs to stand up for the country and be counted.

According to Fernandes when time came to this turning point he remained sitting and buckled and he feels sorry for this.

He said he made huge error in his judgment and he will regret about this decision forever.

Fernandes blames Malaysian ruling party that forced him to support ex Prime Minister. This fact was confirmed by Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, the chairperson of AirAsia.

According to Rafidah, the head of the company tried to please former administration, trying to placate them. It was a bad judgment according to Rafidah.

Fernandes explained that their industry is very regulated by the government. He has not said it aloud that he must keep good relations with anyone who heads the government in the country.

Stocks of AirAsia went down by 10 percent after Fernandes made a statement.

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