A version of this article appears in the August 25 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology. In 2007, Tony Fernandes, known for bold moves, made another one in launching the long-haul low-cost carrier, AirAsia X. Seven years and many tough lessons later, the airline seems to have found its footing. With its latest order for 50 Airbus A330neos in place, the company is betting billions of dollars it has. The flamboyant Fernandes made his mark in the industry with his launch of ...
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