Exclusive: AirAsia had talks with cash-strapped HNA over asset purchases
March 20, 2018 9:44 pm JST Exclusive AirAsia had talks with cash-strapped HNA over asset purchases CEO Fernandes to move to Tokyo to battle regulatory red tape
MAYUKO TANI, Nikkei staff writer Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia, wants to accelerate the group’s expansion in Japan. (Photo by Mayuko Tani)
HONG KONG — AirAsia discussed possible acquisitions from debt-laden Chinese hospitality conglomerate HNA Group, the founder and CEO of one of the region’s largest budget airlines said Tuesday.