• Introduction to AirAsia
    December 2001, the heavily-indebted government-linked commercial airline was bought over by the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AirAsia, Tony Fernandes. From then, AirAsia cleared its former debts which worthed USD 11 million and became a profit-making low cost carrier. The main hub of AirAsia...
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  • Global Leaders
    Executive Summary This report provides a research on two global leaders consisting of Tony Fernandes, the CEO and founder of Air Asia and Fujio Mitarai, Canon’s CEO. We are forced to think differently in a global scope geographically and multi-culturally as well as understanding the qualities that...
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  • leadership
    Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education Transactional and Transformational Leadership: A Comparative Study of the Difference between Tony Fernandes (Airasia) and Idris Jala (Malaysia Airlines) Leadership Styles from 2005-2009 Arif Kamisan, P1 & Brian E. M. King1 1 School of Hotel and...
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  • Tahu Tahu La Sapo Wak
    Tony Fernandes founded Tune Air Sdn Bhd in 2001, with a vision to make air travel more affordable to Malaysians. With that in mind, Tony and his three partners bought over AirAsia from its owner DRB-Hicom. Tune Air's initial project was to remodel AirAsia into a low fare no frills carrier after successful...
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  • Tony Fernandes
    market segment and became profitable almost immediately after Tony Fernandes took it over in spite of the air-travel downturn following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. These results can be only explained by the fact that Tony Fernandes is a great leader. First of all, his skills and personal qualities...
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  • Tony Fernendus
    ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Image via Wikipedia . I read an article about Tony Fernandes, the CEO of AirAsia, in The Economist today that got me thinking. Thinking about the last few articles I’ve written about United Airlines, RyanAir...
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  • Air Asia - 4
    Task 1 We would like to write up about Tan Sri Anthony Francis Fernandes also known as Tony Fernandes which he was born in 30th of April in 1964 in Kuala Lumpur. He had graduated in accountancy from the London School of Economics in 1987 and started working as Financial Controller at Virgin Communications...
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  • Success Factor of Tony Fernandes
    Part B Biography of Malaysian entrepreneur: Tony Fernandes Tan Sri Anthony Francis Fernandes CBE (born 30 April 1964; also known as Tony Fernandes) is a Malaysian entrepreneur and the founder of Tune Air Sdn. Bhd., who introduced the first budget no-frills airline, AirAsia, to Malaysians with the...
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  • Air Asia Essay
    Question : How would you describe Fernandes’ entrepreneurial strategy? 1. General. Tony Fernandes was a risk taker; he bought his airline without prior knowledge about aviation as well as firsthand experience with the airline industry. He said in one of the interviews, “Go with your gut, give it your...
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  • Tony Fernandes and Airasia
    Early years Born in Kuala Lumpur to a Goan father and Malacca Portuguese mother, Dato' Sri Tony Fernandes is the son of the late Stephen Edward Fernandes, and Ena Dorothy Fernandez. When he was young, he used to follow his mother, a businesswoman, to Tupperware dealer parties and conventions. He was...
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  • Tony Fernandes
    I would like to review about Tan Sri Anthony Francis Fernandes (also known as TonyFernandes) which was born in 30 th of April in 1964 in Kuala Lumpur. He had graduated inaccountancy from the London School of Economics in 1987 and started working as FinancialController at Virgin Communications London...
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  • Leadership
    1.1 The Leadership Style of Tony Fernandes The leadership style of Tony Fernandes is not very clear as sometimes we see him as an autocratic leader. He instructed his staff to get things done. As an example he wanted to install the mechanism for the handicap people at zero cost. He did not discuss...
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  • Tony Fernandes
    interpersonal role, it is divided into three sections which are being a figurehead, leader and liaison. Tan Sri Anthony Francis Fernandes or better known as Tony Fernandes is a Malaysian entrepreneur and he is presently without a doubt one of the most admired executive-turned-entrepreneurs in the Malaysia...
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  • Entrepreneurs in Malaysia
    two entrepreneurs that I have chosen for this assignment are Mr APM Kamarun Jamal, the managing director of Nasi Kandar Zamruud Sdn Bhd and Mr Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia. Kamarun Jamal started a ‘nasi kandar’ restaurant in the year 2000 and since then, has expanded his business to six restaurants...
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  • Air Asia 14
    December 2, 2001, the airline Company was purchased by former Time Warner executive Tony Fernandes's Company, Tune Air Sdn. Bhd. for the token sum of one ringgit. Although it was acquired at a very low price, but Tony Fernandes needs acquired the Company's liability of over RM 40 millions (USD 11 millions)...
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  • Low Costs, Strong Brand: Airasia’s Formula for Profitability
    Tony Fernandes, aged 42 is the Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia, the leading low cost airline in Asia. Born on 30th April 1964, he obtained his early education in Epsom College, UK and pursued his studies in Accounting from the London School of Economics. He started his career as the Financial...
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  • Strategic Leadership
    Executive Summary Leadership is a winning combination of both personal traits and the ability to think and act as a leader. It acquires a person who directs the activities of others for the good of all. Anyone can be a leader. Leaders change all the time, hence, they left behind a legacy for incoming...
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  • Recommendation for Leadership
    circumstances, a company may need to be redesigned to support the whole transformational leadership. As we know, create a strategic vision is a fundamental element of a transformational leader to become successful. Tony Fernandes need to create and communicate his vision thus stimulate discussions with his subordinates...
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  • Tony Fernandes Leadership
    Fernandes was born in Kuala Lumpur to a Goan (Indian) father, and Kristang mother, Ena Dorothy Fernandes.[2] At a young age, he used to follow his mother, a businesswoman, to Tupperwaredealer parties and conventions. He was educated at Epsom College from 1977 to 1983 and graduated from the London School...
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  • airasia
    81250 Johor Bahru, Johor Contact +603 8775 4000 600 85 8888 (AirAsia X Premium Line) Founder Background TONY FERNANDES Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes has a personal credo - "Believe the unbelievable. Dream the impossible. Never take no for an answer." He studied...
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