AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes has said he could be looking to retire as CEO of the budget carrier group within two years. “My time is coming, maybe within the next two years,” he confirmed. Fernandes, who famously bought the assets of a failed Malaysian government-backed attempt at starting a low-cost carrier (LCC) for MYR1.00 (a few cents), said he would consider a role in regional politics following any departure as CEO from the group’s holding company. Fernandes ...

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