Tony Fernandes is a maverick, a risk taker and a great entrepreneur.
From a child whose destiny had been directed towards medicine, Tony rose above those pressures, etching a name for himself in the world of music.
After a decade of transforming the Malaysian music landscape, Tony leapt into the world of aviation, taking over an ailing airline and relaunching it as a low cost carrier that would challenge the stalwarts of Asian aviation and redefine air travel in the region.
Today, Tony Fernandes, the CEO of Asia’s most successful low cost carrier, AirAsia, has become a global sensation with his name on the lips of travellers the world over and his stamp on the world stage of Formula One.
Known for his outspoken and controversial nature, we take a deeper look at the man who is the target of much love and much hate.