Tony Fernandes is one of ASEAN’s most recognisable entrepreneurs, known for his dynamic and unconventional approach in building Asia’s largest low-cost airline group. Buying AirAsia in 2001 for a symbolic sum of MYR1, Tony led the expansion of the airline from a Malaysia-based domestic carrier to an airline group domiciled in 6 countries, serving over 240 routes.
An accountant by training, Tony began his career in Richard Branson’s Virgin Group before returning to Malaysia as Warner Music Group’s Vice President for Southeast Asia. Tony is also the co-founder of Tune Group, a leisure and entertainment corporation.
Tune family of companies share a passion for creativity and ingenuity. The group thrives on providing exciting products and services for all walks of life. From the English football club Queen’s Park Rangers to Tune Talk, mobile prepaid mobile virtual network operator, Tune Group is driven by their mission to improve and impact the lives of all who use their services.