AirAsia eyes ‘Amazon of travel’ opportunity as it invites others into its ecosystem

AirAsia has its sights set on a travel ecosystem play as it invests in complimentary business ventures.

Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia’s CEO Tony Fernandes hasn’t been shy about his mission to become the ‘Amazon of online travel’, with plans to move aggressively towards e-commerce and selling flights from other airlines.

The company’s deputy CEO of technology and digital, Aireen Omar, affirmed the feasibility of these plans, at a recent travel conference in Singapore.

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