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Tan Sri Anthony Francis Fernandes CBE (born 30 April 1964; also known as Tony Fernandes) is a Malaysian entrepreneur and the founder of Tune Air Sdn.

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Caterham opted for 'caution' with Frijns: Tony Fernandes has revealed that Robin Frijns al...
Caterham strongly considered putting its new F1 test driver Robin Frijns into a 2014 race seat, according to team owner Tony Fernandes.
Today has been a relatively busy day so I thought I'd do a round up of today's news stories. Sauber:Sauber have signed Giedo Van Der Garde as their test and reserve driver for 2014. He's quick enough and should keep Sutil and Guittierez on their toes! Interesting not to see Sirotkin taking that position! CaterhamAs I predicted last month, today Caterham have announced Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson. The surprise came in their third driver, Robin Frijns, The Sauber 3rd driver for most of last year. Tony Fernandes has also said that he will quit F1 if the team doesn't compete this year, he states being tired of spending lots of time and money on a team rooted to the back of the grid. Caterham certainly need some points this year! McLarenMcLaren have announced that they will not be announcing their new sponsor in their on-line car reveal on Friday, The reasons for this haven't been announced but one suspects its likely that they are a)struggling to find a new title sponsor OR b)want to time the re-brand ...
Caterham announces new drivers for 'pivotal' year - Jan.21 (GMM) After a period of intense speculation, Caterham on Tuesday finally announced its all-new race lineup, thereby completing F1's field of 2014. As expected, the Tony Fernandes-led team said returning Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi will be joined by Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson. Also as reported earlier, Dutchman Robin Frijns, who worked in a similar role at Sauber last year, will be a new Caterham reser...
Published January 20, 2014 AirAsia CEO sees launch of Indian airline in March Mr Fernandes: 'To succeed in India we have to be innovative and we have to be different' [LONDON] AirAsia Bhd chief executive officer Tony Fernandes said Indian backing for his establishment of a low-cost airline in a once closed market of 1.2 billion people is "imminent", with flights slated for as soon as March. "The process is coming to a happy ending," Mr Fernandes said in an interview in London on Friday, adding that delays were inevitable given that new procedures had to be developed allowing a foreign carrier to enter India. Asia's largest discount airline will equip the new unit with 10 Airbus A320 single-aisle jets. AirAsia, based in Malaysia and with units in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines, is seeking to tap a market where the number of passengers is forecast to triple to 452 million by 2020. India has loosened investment rules, spurring AirAsia and Singapore Airlines Ltd to seek to establish units in the worl ...
Great write up .well done Jordan Foster QPR must celebrate their history, not ignore it Former QPR captain Alan McDonald passed away in June 2012. QPR and Air Asia owner Tony Fernandes named one of his planes after the former defender I was lucky enough to be at the Emirates on Saturday for Arsenal’s match against Spurs in the FA Cup third round. One of the most glaringly obvious things about the stadium – which is absolutely incredible – is the constant links to and appreciation of Arsenal’s past. For instance, the Danny Fiszman bridge is adorned with posters of legends such as Liam Brady, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira. The ground itself has an image running round the outside of players linking arms with famous names like ‘Rice’ and ‘Henry’ plastered over the back of the shirts. One of the many supporters’ bars is named the 49ers in homage to the Gunners record-breaking unbeaten run. QPR are a long way away from going 49 games unbeaten, but lessons can be learnt from our north-Lond ...
Lakshmi Mittal is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of one of the biggest steel producers in the world, Arcelor Mittal. In 2007 he was named as the wealthiest man in the United Kingdom of Asian descent, and Forbes named him as the sixth richest person in the world in 2011. He is a 32% owner of Queens Park Rangers football club, with the remainder being owned by Tony Fernandes.
Over the years in my college life, I've done almost 4 assignments using Tony Fernandes (Director of AirAsia) as my assignment topics. Over the years, can only see and understand him via Wikipedia, YouTube, and articles. He's my IDOLLL!!! Now, I have to chance to meet him IN-PERSON along with Dato Michelle Yeoh and Jimmy Choo!!! WOOOTTTSSS!!! Guys, come along la! Need your assistance in this event too lehh!! CLICK :
My predictions for rising fortunes in 2014: 1) Robert Kuok. Malaysia's richest. Will be more dominant in Johor Bahru and raise his stakes in Iskander Malaysia Sdn Bhd. 2) Masayoshi Son. Softbank. No 3 in Japan but will be no 1 again. 3) Laskshmi Mittal. Arcelor Mittal. Will rise again. 4) Mukesh and Anil Ambani. Reliance Groups (separately). Dominance increasing. 5) Li Ka Shing. Chueng Kong and Hutchison Whampoa. Can do no wrong. Done extremely well with succession planning to his sons Richard and Stephen. 6) Maha Sinathamby. Done well with Springfield. Will do better with his other projects. 7) Graeme Hart. Reynolds Packaging. Done extremely well with Burns Philp Group and had the brevity to invest his entire life savings of only $250m in the 1990s and sold it for over a $1b in assets stripping event. 8) Tony Fernandes. Very good potential tycoon with Tune Group Bhd. Diversified now to build a chain of budget motels. 9) Larry Ellison. Oracle. One degree of separation. Will outperform SAP in 2014 with mu ...
Did QPR owner back the wrong horse when he let McClaren leave for Derby? Tony Fernandes must be sweating a little after yesterday's results. Surely QPR have to win promotion this season or fall foul of the FFP rules. And whilst 'Arry's boys stumbled to a home defeat against Leicester, McClaren's Derby kept up their amazing charge. So how much of QPR's revival at the start of the season was down to the Wally with the Brolly? The former England man is a figure of ridicule amongst fans, but the QPR players credited him for rebuilding belief on the training field, and he has had an amazing impact at Derby since replacing Nigel Clough. And meanwhile QPR under Redknapp are stuttering. Given the money spent and the wage bill, QPR should be storming the division, but with yesterday's defeat they have now only taken 11 points from the last 7 games, and over a 46 game season that works out at 72 points, which only just qualifies you for the playoffs; and if you average out on the basis of the last 11 games, the fig ...
Just been reading about Vincent Tan. Thank god we have Tony Fernandes as our chairman!
Queens Park Rangers won the League Cup! I can see it now Ferguson's having a heart attack and Tony Fernandes flying Firefly Airlines.
QPR and Air Asia boss Tony Fernandes is committing the club to be part of multi-billion pound redevelopment of north west London wasteland by moving from Loftus Road. The 50,000 seater expandable new stadium will give massive financial boost to London club once built. If it comes off QPR could soon have a better ground than local rivals Chelsea! Thank you DIE HARD Chelsea fans part of CPO, for loosing Battersea, Earls Court and now this... :-/
Just came back. What an awesome party we have here Allstars. Tq tony fernandes. Tq aireen omar, tq so much
Approach new stadium like adding salt, too much will taste horrible, you can always add more later!.
Exciting news for QPR in today's Times. While other football clubs are happy with new stadiums, Tony Fernandes has to go and build QPR Land.
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Queens Park Rangers have unveiled ambitious plans for a new 40,000-seater stadium in north west London. Since taking over in 2011, QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has made it clear that 18,000-capacity Loftus Road is too small for the level he aspires to for the club. The announcement of the new...
Tony Fernandes knows how to maintain his most important asset, employees.
Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes insists club must leave Loftus Road for a new home in order to establish the side in the Premier League
How do QPR plan to finance their new stadium anyway? I mean Tony Fernandes isn't that rich...
Tony Fernandes to build Science Lab on Old Oak site in a bid to clone QPR fans so they can fill the new stadium
They're not all happy about the proposed ground move by QPR:
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QPR are hoping to build a new 40,000- capacity stadium as part of an ambitious project at Old Oak in west London. Rs chairman Tony Fernandes revealed plans to move the club from Loftus Road as there is "no option of expanding" at their present home. The new stadium would be built as part of a "major regeneration" of the Old Oak area, with plans for the creation of a residential and commercial precinct larger than Canary Wharf. QPR first used Loftus Road in 1917 and a proposed move is likely to spark a backlash from some fans, but Fernandes believes the project would cement the club's place in west London.
*London club in stadium too big for them shocker* - Tony Fernandes has plans for a 40,000-capacity stadium for QPR.
Why is Tony Fernandes saying a new town will benefit west London, it ain't west London it's bloody north west London!! Do the knowledge!
Tony Fernandes can never fail to make me smile "Build a new town", this isn't post war Britain mate
I'll build a stadium for QPR before Tony Fernandes
Tony Fernandes unveils QPR stadium plans. Now just needs spacecraft to reach parallel world where QPR can sellout 40k stadium.
"What will a cavernous 40,000-capacity ground be like?" QPR fan open letter to chairman on stadium plans ht…
I've pompously written an open letter to about the new stadium:
The voice of reason - QPR supporter Thom Gibbs' open letter to chairman Tony Fernandes over stadium plans |
AIRASIA INDIA ALLOWED TO IMPORT 10 AIRCRAFT'S OVER THE NEXT YEAR AirAsia India has received permission from the Ministry of Civil Aviation to import aircraft. This is seen as a step closer for the tripartite joint venture between Tata Sons, Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia and Arun Bhatia's Telestra Tradeplace to securing an air operator's permit. Persons in the know at the civil aviation ministry said the airline has been allowed to import 10 aircraft over the next year. This includes the three aircraft that came with the no-objection certificate AirAsia India received in September. The import permission is required before the Directorate General of Civil Aviation can issue an air operator's permit. DGCA officials will also evaluate AirAsia's training facilities in Malaysia later this month. One of the officials in the know said the airline is expected to bag the permit in January. "But after this, they will need to go to airport operators for slots and route clearances. So, realistically, AirAsia India ...
...Football Headlines... *UEFA officials have vowed to clamp down on match-fixing with a zero-tolerance policy. *West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce is hoping to add more faces around Upton Park as his side face a battle to stay in the Premier League. *Switzerland head coach Ottmar Hitzfeld, believes Real Madrid's remarkable summer spending is ludicrous given that they have such a substantial debt. *FIFA will give a special $1 million grant to help rebuild football facilities damaged in the Philippines' deadliest typhoon, the national football association said on Friday. *PSV midfielder Oscar Hiljemark described his team's dressing room as angry and disappointed after their UEFA Europa League exit. *Nigeria's female Under-20 national team, the Falconets, are set to face their Tunisian counterparts this weekend in a FIFA under-20 Women's World Cup qualifying match. *Queens Park Rangers will leave their cramped Loftus Road home for a new 40,000-capacity stadium in west London, says club chairman Tony Fern ...
"Face to Face with Desi Anwar" is a program that aired on the first news channel in Indonesia, Metro TV. Exclusive interview with Tony Fernandes, October 27t...
Tony Fernandes said: “The stir-fried spicy noodles is full of Asian flavours, and packed with good portions of chicken, fish cake slices, bean curds, eggs and cabbage, and adding tomatoes as garnish is always good with mee mamak.” Yes we do serve mee mamak onboard! Prebook it online today to enjoy on your flight, visit airasia.com – only available on flights with code: AK.
Beware those who fly Air Asia.!! Air Asia and Tony Fernandes: From public champion to money-grabbing witch? Written by Kenny Gan, Malaysia Chronicle AirAsia is one of Malaysia’s great success stories. From basically nothing except a few old planes serving a few domestic routes CEO Tony Fernandes has built it into the biggest budget airline in Asia with routes spanning most of Asia and reaching into Australia, NZ and Europe. He has done it without any help from the government unlike pampered bumiputra businessmen. However AirAsia’s success story has begun to falter amid charges of poor service, inflexibility, hidden charges, deceptive pricing and anti-consumer practices designed to squeeze the maximum from passengers. Whenever there is a news item on AirAsia in malaysiakini, Malaysian Insider and other online sites readers’ comments are almost wholly negative towards the airline. It is unusual for a budget airline which purports to provide affordable flying for passengers to end up on the wrong side ...
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes along with the industrialist Ratan Tata met the Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma in New Delhi on Tuesday. AirAsia CEO ...
Sad :-( , because I am unable to attend the Bloggers Fam Trip to Kuala Lumpur arranged by AirAsia. It was a great chance to connect with fellow bloggers across South East Asia and Australia and to meet AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes, the man behind one of the world's best budget airlines. Feeling wonderful :-) , Because two years later, I am getting my share of recognition on the International Travel Blogging Platform.
From Cumbiem Morod - Guirim to Mapusa. OLD MAPUSA REVISITED MAPUSA TOWN 1976 Around Guirim. Now, from Cumbiem Morod let's go to Mapusa! Let us visit the fish market, and the great Friday Mapusa Bazaar of once upon a time! We were lucky living so close to Mapusa town. As youngsters we often walked to the town, and in our teens commuted on bicycles. Going to Mapusa with Mom meant a great joy. The finale was a treat at 'C. DeSouza' or 'Cafe Xavier' or 'Cafe Aurora'. The attached picture is scanned from an original photographic print that was taken from the first floor of the Camara Municipal de Bardez Offices in Mapusa in 1976. The view shows the road up the steep slope of Mapusa, Altinho, proceeding towards Duler. The steep incline posed a real challenge for a cyclist to make it to the top without alighting. My bicycle had no gears. My childhood friend and class-mate Gabriel Monteiro, God bless him, and I often pedaled up the slope when we went to watch football matches in Duler. And once we got to the top ...
In recent weeks rumours have been doing the rounds that Marussia had been in talks with Williams and Sauber about merging their operations. It wasn't the first time that this kind of story had broken cover as Marussia and Caterham were known to have been in talks about merging earlier this year. Since then Marussia has leapfrogged Caterham and finished in tenth place this season so you would have thought that mergers would no longer be on its mind. Not so it seems. Mercedes' executive director Toto Wolff has revealed to Pitpass' business editor Christian Sylt that talks have indeed taken place about merging Marussia and Williams. However, in an article for the American sports service ESPN Sylt quoted Wolff saying that the talks are "getting nowhere" as they would lead to the closure of Marussia. What has Wolff got to do with the merger of Marussia and Williams you might ask. The reason he is at the centre of the discussions is that he owns a 12.2% stake in Williams. The team is floated on the Frankfurt st ...
Portuguese passport holders should register with police: SP Superintendent of Police (Immigration) Tony Fernandes on Tuesday asserted that Goans taking Portuguese passport in Goa are mandated by law to register with the state police authorities within 14 days. During an informal chat with newsman, SP Tony pointed out that those who fail to register themselves with the authorities after taking the Portuguese passport in Goa are liable to pay a fine
With all the noise over Jesse Colombo’s “bubble" piece, I was excited to share my HuffPo rebuttal article, which featured along columns by fellow HuffPo contributors Secretary of State John Kerry, economist Jeffrey Sachs, French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, and Tony Fernandes of AirAsia this morning, just to find out there was an embarrasing error in my title! Ah… Lesson: Try not writing late at night, all the time, because no matter how smart you think you are, you and your editors can overlook very basic errors.
TOP 10 BILLIONAIRES INVOLVED IN FOOTBALL Roman Abramovich (Chelsea) - $10.2 billion Source According to the 2012 Forbes list, Roman Abramovich is the 5th richest person in Russia and the 50th richest person in the entire world. He is the owner of private investment company Millhouse LLC. His takeover and subsequent investment in Chelsea has transformed their fortunes over the past decade. The club have won 11 major trophies in this period and have grown into a worldwide known club, having spent endlessly on numerous star players. John Fredriksen (Valerenga) - $11.5 billion Source John Fredriksen accumulated his riches from shipping and oil tankers. He was recognised as the richest man in Norway, but this was voided when he opted to abandon his Norwegian citizenship to become a citizen of Cyprus. He is the owner of Valerenga, who are in the top flight of Norwegian football. The club could only manage an 8th placed finish last season. Fredriksen wiped the club’s debt in 2003. Paul Allen (Seattle Sounders) ...
Employees come number one, customers come number two. If you have a happy workforce they'll look after your customers anyway. Fernandes.
Here's a video special for my hero: Air Asia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes, who was conferred the Commander of the Legion d’Honneur award in recognition of hi
talk to Tony Fernandes. Air Tune has pitched in and he owns a women's pro club-- Queen's Park Rangers.
if carlsburg made chairmans, it would be called Tony Fernandes.
Tony Fernandes: Qpr will provide free coaches to Nottingham forest On Boxing day. Xmas gift to all our amazing away fans
Tony Fernandes is the best chairman I wont hear a bad word said about him
Tony Fernandes is thinking of a 'low cost,no frills' hospital.We already have that, it's called 'government hospital'.
Caterham boss plans new model blitz: . Tony Fernandes has set out his vision for the future of ...
no,there were 3. Tony fernandes who was planning on taking out more bank loans, a consortium that had no money & g&s.
QPR's new owner Tony Fernandes pleads for patience
N'wich 0-1 Cardiff. owned by TS Vincent Tan will beat Norwich, another Malaysian clb after QPR owned by Tony Fernandes.
Tony Fernandes wants to start low cost hospital. Judging by your airline's standards, please dont.
As Tony Fernandes is richer than Milan Mandaric do you let him do bums?
Is Tony Fernandes as gullible as you hoped he would be ?
Can Tony Fernandes' pants be pulled down any further?
Now everyone can.. err.. Tony Fernandes dreams of HospitalAsia
Lagi, Tony Fernandes dreams of Tune Hospital. Uncle, I've seen your 'insurance' business. Trust me, quality, not quantity, is everything.
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Tony Fernandes dreams to build a hospital that will provide affordable healthcare. "NOW EVERYBODY CANNOT DIE"
My name is Tony Fernandes, its been 3 days since my last coffee... I may beat you if you *** me off! Kidding, Kinda. Not Really!
he once pleaded with Tony Fernandes to put flags on the seats for a Chelsea home game.
actually ur job is bout what?bt it's AA..owned by Tony Fernandes one of my inspiration^^ anyway,hope ur dreams cm true one day^^
"Flash - Airasia's Tony Fernandes plans to build TuneHospital found! Ahha!
At 1st sight, it looks like a hospitality gameplay. Or not. Airasia's Tony plans for TuneHospital
"Flash - Airasia's Tony Fernandes plans to build TuneHospital
Tony Fernandes is revolutionizing the "budget" & "low cost industry". After this, Tune... Cars?.
If tony fernandes want to build a hosp, I wonder how many charges are going to cost for the patient?
Wow! Tony Fernandes wants to build TuneHospital. Now everybody can get sick! Ha ha ha!
Flash - Airasia's Tony Fernandes plans to build TuneHospital
entertainment on disruptive innovation from Tony Fernandes. Air Asia the only airline with a former miss Thailand as a Captain
Tony Fernandes: disruption is a pain coz it upsets lots of ppl, but w'out disruption d world wld standstill n no innovation wld come ur way
Tony Fernandes "In disruptive innovation, there is a fine line between brilliance and stupidity - but nothing ventured, nothing gained."
"i was in a bar,having a ribena,have to change the story for the SC" tony fernandes
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Tony Fernandes is recruiting middle managers for Air Asia through a reality show. Mallika Sherawat is looking for a husband through a reality show. In India almost everybody can be found through a reality show except a good bowler. Because a good bowler is a fictional character in the Indian team!!
*REVISE AGAIN* New Appointments From March 2013 (ART 2) 37. Pak Pong-ju served as the Premier of North Korea since elected by the DPRK’s Supreme People’s Assembly. 38. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the 25th and current Prime Minister of Turkey. 39. Hassan Rohani is Iran’s president. 40. Foreign Minister of Cuba Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.. 41. Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has appointed Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as chief executive officer. 42. Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak is a Malaysian politician who has been the sixth Prime Minister of Malaysia. 43. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is the 4th and current President of Mongolia. 44. Amisha Sethi appointed chief commercial officer at AirAsia India . 45. AirAsia’s chief executive officer Tony Fernandes . 46. AirAsia India CEO Mittu Chandilya. 47. AirAsia India appoints TCS’ S Ramadorai as Chairman. 48. Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata will be the chief advisor to the board of AirAsia India. 49. AirAsia has been named the World’s ...
Tips from Richard Branson, Charlene Li, Tony Fernandes. Hire smart: What three top executives seek
Who are the two strikers Tony Fernandes mentioned will sign on loan? Think they'll be Carlton Cole and Leon Best.
Not even one security guard next to Tony Fernandes
Niall Quinn, Window 2012: “Tony Fernandes is in a goldfish bowl and is swimming against the tide." 1/2
Tony Fernandes and his lack of spending! He needs to back Redknapp! Why did we not bid for Ozil Ffs!
It actually appears that Tony Fernandes has learned from the last two years, and credit to him. Some fans on the other hand..
Check out photos from Tune Talk supports QPR Merdeka Viewing Party with Tony Fernandes & Ruben Gnanalingam!
Id be on the telephone to Tony Fernandes he isn't averse to hoying the cash about
Sir Richard you are awesome.when are you going to make the next bet with Mr Tony Fernandes
Crystal Palace fail in bid to sign Tony Fernandes.
If you want to make a difference, you are going to have to upset a few people...Tony Fernandes
I'd love to see Harry Redknapp try to convince Tony Fernandes that QPR need to sign Emmanuel Adebayor. £100k per week?
Brave move going for Bale, but that's what Tony Fernandes is all about. Not sure Suarez will fit with playing style best leave it ;)
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The greatest gift from your efforts is not the final result, but its about how the efforts can change many people's life. -Tony Fernandes
Mayfly Buddies Bugs Brown: Designed by Tony Fernandes for Clothworks, this cotton print…
Auld Tony Fernandes will sign off anything
Last pic of the day yesterday with Tan Sri Tony Fernandes. "I'm over the moon" he said. And he…
The fasi ask us to talk about one idol and we are talking bout tony fernandes, thanks to sir yg sllu crita psal tony in sales mngmnt's class
Tony Fernandes' reaction after realising he appointed Mark Hughes
Tony Fernandes stood up with nervous all the time during match , we lucky to have him here ,
And while I'm at it , hate tony Fernandes n'all
Just arrived at Souled Out, Sri Hartamas; for dinner. Tan Sri Tony Fernandes of Air Asia is here, too; watching QPR just score 1-0.
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Seriously awesome hot stunning intriguing legs they had. Thank you la mr tony fernandes!
Head down to SOULed Out Hartamas 2night for 's QPR Viewing Party with Tony Fernandes! MIMMA team will be there too!
The best part about Pk 19 is that we have Tony Fernandes and do not forget we also do have Helmi Trump(Abang Helmi)
Working on something special with tony Fernandes ... Such a great guy
wish that one day I will own a football club like Tony Fernandes. Tottenham Hotspur maybe. heee
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QPR viewing party at SOULed Out Hartamas tomorrow with TuneTalk and Tony Fernandes. Party starts at 630pm. Free flow of food and drinks!
We spoke to our good friend Tan Sri Tony Fernandes on Merdeka. Do you have a merdeka message for Tony?...
Seriously, you know Harry Redknapp is doing unspeakable acts to Tony Fernandes to convince him to sign Kaka. Harry needs it.
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Short shrift: Tony Fernandes (left), chief executive officer of AirAsia Bhd, with AirAsia staff at the recent Paris Air Show. The Malaysian Transport Ministry has given the owner of the airline a dressing down over skirt lengths which apparently 'do not reflect the Malaysian culture'. - PHOTO: BLOOM...
Tongue very much in cheek… “Eight years ago, I said I’ll never come to India as there are crazy guys in this – airline – business who had too much money to throw away. They have lost all their money now” – Tony Fernandes, AirAsia CEO, on the Indian aviation industry. He is starting his new airline venture in India, AirAsia, with Ratan Tata as CEO emeritus.)
Tata Group chairman emeritus today morning flew AirAsia group chief Tony Fernandes to New Delhi for a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on the clearances for AirAsia India.
Tony Fernandes, CEO of Air Asia, on a light note replied to a female reporter's question, that how is it it with Mr. Ratan Tata, said that he hasn't gone to bed with him...my reply..."Does he intend to do so?"
And another gem from AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes on Ratan Tata: We will make him an A320 pilot so we won't have to pay him.
Tony Fernandes wants to be Asia's Branson? Am not sure Ratan Tata is pleased.
JG by Ramos-Horta, Tony Fernandes & Felix Marquardt: When the Periphery Becomes the Center – The Jakarta Globe...
AirAsia India aims to launch flights by October Wednesday, July 03, 2013 New Delhi: AirAsia top brass and Ratan Tata, their advisor, Tuesday met several ministers here in an effort to speed up clearances for their proposed low-cost airline venture, saying they aimed to launch it by October. Besides Tata, who is the Advisor to AirAsia India, AirAsia Group chief Tony Fernandes and AirAsia India's newly appointed CEO Mittu Chandilya held separate meetings with Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma through the day. The series of meetings came over three months after AirAsia got the FIPB nod to establish the joint venture for the proposed airline. The company is a 49:30:21 joint venture partnership between Malaysian carrier AirAsia, the Tata Group and Arun Bhatia of Telestra TradePlace. 02/07/13 PTI/ZeeNews
India has bizarre rules for airline operations, AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says PTI | Jul 3, 2013, 05.58PM IST New Delhi: Indicating its intentions to fly abroad very soon, proposed airline AirAsia India today trashed the "bizarre" policy of allowing carriers to operate international flights only after five years of domestic operations. "These are bizarre rules ... that you can't fly abroad before five years and 20 aircraft (fleet) ... That rule makes no sense. It is a negative for the Indian airlines. "I, as a one-plane airline in Malaysia, can fly to India. India is the only country which has such a rule," Air Asia group CEO Tony Fernandes said here. Maintaining that the Indian airline industry has "not done a good job" to explain to the government the importance of aviation for the economy, he said "it is a shame that India has lost many years. See what new airlines in the region have done. India has lost because of vested interests even though it has a lot of talent and economic activities." Asked to ...
Ratan Tata, one of India’s best known businessmen, returned to the cockpit Tuesday to fly Tony Fernandes, the chief executive of AirAsia Bhd., from Mumbai to a meeting in Delhi.
AirAsia chief executive outlines India growth plans: AFP Asia's largest budget carrier AirAsia outlined plans on Monday to aggressively grow its Indian joint venture, including by adding 10 planes a year and focusing on flying new routes. AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes said more than 50 staff, including pilots and engineers, have been recruited for the new no-frills airline, which plans to start operations in India later this year. Fernandes said the new airline plans to add 10 Airbus A320s a year to its fleet, which will focus on routes in southern India, rather than Mumbai and New Delhi, before expanding elsewhere in the country. "India's aviation has not grown. There are lots of routes which have not been done and lots of airports have been under-utilised," Fernandes told reporters in Mumbai. "We will give the lowest possible fares," he added. Malaysia-based AirAsia won approval from India's foreign investment panel in March to set up the airline in a joint venture with the giant Tata Group and ...
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Undeterred by expensive fuel and limited infrastructure, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes believes that the airline’s effective cost management strategy will allow AirAsia India to succeed, even if “the rest of the Indian aviation industry has so far failed to deliver”.
June 16, 2013: Top 10 Current 1. JD-U breaks ties with BJP in Bihar, to face trust vote on Wednesday. 2. AirAsia India names Ratan Tata as chief adviser. Malaysia-based AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes also said that the name of Chairman for AirAsia India board would also be disclosed soon. 3. The Congress Party today announced that Ajay Maken and C.P. Joshi have been made general secretaries of the working committee of the party. 4. Iran will be sending a first contingent of 4,000 Iranian Revolutionary Guards to Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad's forces against the largely Sunni rebellion in the civil war in the country.The war in war-torn Syria has cost almost 100,000 lives in just over two years. 5. North Korea today offered high-level talks with the United States to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula, but the White House said that any talks must involve Pyongyang taking action to show it is moving toward scrapping its nuclear weapons. 6. Riot police used teargas in Istanbul and Ankara on Sund ...
Ratan Tata is the cheif advisor for Air Asia India board. Tony Fernandes promises "Nano" like low fares :-) :-).
Aviation Ministry will clear AirAsia-Tata venture soon: Ajit Singh LONDON, JUNE 10: Putting an end to all questions on the AirAsia deal, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said the matter has now been resolved and his Ministry will provide the all necessary clearances. “The company has applied for no objection certificate (NOC). And AirAsia Director’s name has been sent for security clearances by the Aviation Ministry,” Singh told Business Line. The Minister said that the Aviation Ministry will give clearance to AirAsia-Tata venture after the security formalities are done. The company had earlier indicated that it hoped to begin operations by September. The Tata Group along with a Delhi-based investor has joined hands with Malaysia-based AirAsia, promoted by Tony Fernandes, to start a scheduled airline in India. The application for the venture was submitted after the Government tweaked the norms for foreign direct investment in the aviation sector. Now, foreign airlines have been permitted to acquir ...
AirAsia X float cash for debt payments and planes Malaysian long-haul carrier AirAsia X said it plans to use funds of up to US$418 million from a public listing to more than triple its Airbus fleet and add more routes to meet demand in Asia and the Pacific. The budget carrier founded by Tony Fernandes hopes to raise the proceeds in an initial public offering ahead of its July 10 debut on the Malaysian bourse, AFP reports. “The estimated amount based on the 1.45 ringgit (47 US cents) per issue share is between 1.1 billion ringgit and 1.3 billion ringgit,'' Nazir Razak, head of banking group CIMB which is running the IPO, said. AirAsia X had earlier cited a conservative amount saying the IPO could raise 859 million ringgit from the sale of 592.6 million new shares for between 1.15 to 1.45 ringgit each. AirAsia X chief executive Azran Osman Rani said the proceeds from the IPO would finance fleet and route expansion to cement its position in its core markets in Australia and Asia. The carrier will take deli ...
Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has dismissed reports that he has had a row with manager Harry Redknapp. Redknapp was reported to be considering his future at QPR after Reading hijacked his bid to sign former England defender Wayne Bridge. But, speaking to Sky Sports News, Fernandes said that he and Redknapp have no problems. Fernandes said: "We have had no row at all. You know that Harry is emotional and Harry wants to get us promoted like the rest of us. "We just want to do things properly and we have learnt a lot from last season. We want players who want to play for us and we want to protect ourselves against players who may get injured or who may not be fit enough. "So, we have to find a balance of being enthusiastic and getting players in, and throwing money down the drain." He added: "Harry is passionate and you can't blame him for that. He would like to get to the Premier League as we would all like to. "We are determined to build the right culture at the club and if a player plays for ...
Believe the unbelievable. Dream the impossible -Tony Fernandes, Founder Air Asia //BloombergTv
Harry Redknapp may quit Queens Park Rangers following row over signing Wayne Bridge 5 Jun 2013 22:30 Relegated Hoops dragging their heels over bringing new faces in, even on frees, because they can't shift their big earners Burning his Bridges? Redknapp demands final say over signings at Loftus Road Action Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has threatened to quit after a furious bust-up over transfers. QPR manager Redknapp has had massive rows with their chief executive Philip Beard, who has been left in charge of player recruitment for next season by chairman Tony Fernandes. Redknapp is desperate to bring free-agent defender Wayne Bridge to Loftus Road, and the Hoops' failure to agree a deal for the former England left-back sparked a huge behind-the-scenes argument that engulfed the club. Angry Redknapp could now walk as QPR struggle to get big earners off the books following their relegation from the Premier League, leaving them reluctant to bring in new signings - even free transfers. Former To ...
Freshly appointed Potters boss Hughes felt the sharp end of new owners Sheikh Mansour and Tony Fernandes at Manchester City and QPR.
Caterham should be the other. I seem to recall Tony Fernandes mentioning that they'd be staying with Renault as well.
Tony Fernandes had made his first signing of the summer, Yossi Benayoun has joined QPR on a five year deal worth £75,000 a week.
Dave Whelan and Tony Fernandes look happy there..
Tony Fernandes and Mark Hughes wrote a book: "Send an *** abroad". If you know what I mean..
Tony Fernandes on The Apprentice Asia: “Srength is knowing who is weak. A weak member can pull down the whole team." Wise, ironic words
Tony Fernandes to buy the Pune team. He has stated that since there is no Relegation in IPL, its safe for him...!!!
"Dont lie to your customers" abam tony fernandes in apprentice asia. Aku gelak.
"You learn a lot when you're going down, you don't learn a lot when you're doing great - Tony Fernandes"
You learn a lot wheb you are going down,you dont learn a lot when you are doing great - Tony Fernandes
QPR player Loic Remy has been arrested on suspicion of rape. On £80,000 a week, the only person he has raped is Tony Fernandes...
Tony Fernandes on my f1 game ! I was nearly in tears when I saw him, didn't realise he owned the catherham team
excellently put and, apparently, clauses explicitly recommended by Tony Fernandes ;-)
We all want to win, but ethics is important. - Tony Fernandes, The Apprentice Asia CEO
Big man, Tony Fernandes said business is easy. Its all about profit and cash.
Tony fernandes is now richer than trump.. ***
Learning lesson from episode 1: enthusiasm, strong influence, be real & no *** kissing. I like u Tony Fernandes
Mr. Tony Fernandes, you are so busy with your asia apprentice. May i ask you about your Queens Park Ranger?
nonton di tv ga ada yang lucu selain Tony Fernandes bilang, "Switch the channel and you got fired"
Hendy, you are fired! Good decision Tony Fernandes Hendy is fake, not focus & too many things to hide
The strength of a team is also to know who is the weakest. - Tony Fernandes.
"Switch channels, and you'll be fired." Oh fire me, Tony Fernandes. LOL
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Business is art. Business is simple. Make profits. -Tony Fernandes, 2013
"Business is hard, business is simple, just go out and make profit." - Tony Fernandes, CEO Air Asia
the denim pic was from y'day, Zara. Tony Fernandes took it.
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes has said he is interested in the A330 and would also like Airbus to do an “A330 neo” revamp of the aircraft
Nah, they wont be able to afford his salary unless Tony Fernandes is in a kind mood, in my eyes, its either Sauber or exile
Sampe tony fernandes bilang " I'm shock that he's givin in so easily. I need a winner" ppfft..
Fans of all sports: If Tony Fernandes comes ANYWHERE near your pride & joy, run. Run & never look back.
"Fundamental of business is to gain profit" - Tony Fernandes (Apprentice Asia)
Tony Fernandes can be really harsh sometimes. He's like bang bang bang!
Watching apprentice asia, tony fernandes is the boss here !
Business is hard business is simple. Make it simple. -Tony Fernandes-
tony fernandes' team caterham, made it to Q2 yesterday. the 1st for the team thisyear
Fernandes: We got it wrong at QPR: Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has taken responsibility for th...
Caterham team boss Tony Fernandes says the team is about to announce its future engine plans
Had an interesting chat with Tony Fernandes earlier - he was very candid on how he tried to do too much at Caterham
unlimited calling, voip, phone service
I bet Tony Fernandes wasn't acting this cool when QPR got relegated.
Fernandes: I held Caterham back: Tony Fernandes believes he held Caterham's Formula 1 progress back by try...
Tony Fernandes seems like a tough boss. How do I apply? JK
So what do you call the likes of Tony Fernandes and Donald Trumps tough way of managing? Apprentice??
Even i am 14 but, The Apprentice Asia is the best. I adore you Tony Fernandes. *It's all about business and ca$h.*
" I bought Air Asia with RM 1 and with RM 40M of debt" - Tony Fernandes
Laurence Fishburne and Tony Fernandes kinda look alike lol!
Why Tony Fernandes thinks QPR will return to the EPL in a few seasons. I think he has the right idea.
Fernandes - I made mistakes: QPR owner Tony Fernandes admits he let his heart rule his head for much... skysports
Tony Fernandes insists he has no plans to quit Caterham amid reports that he would plough the potential proceeds of a sale into QPR.
Hearing Tony Fernandes drove to Loic Remys house and played FIFA 13 when he signed him
QPR chairman admits mistakes: Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has given a blunt assessment of his ...
"So, did you get Fabricio?" "Sorry lads, I gave Tony Fernandes a game on FIFA, and ended up with Clint Hill".
Richard Branson shaves his legs and wears drag to hostess a flight to Kuala Lumpur after losing a bet to AirAsia boss, Tony Fernandes. Dressed in a tight, re...
AirAsia issued a very cold press statement that i think will only spark more anger and frustration among Malaysians. Tony Fernandes, you should just say sorry to the family, will conduct diligent investigation, will gather all statements from staff and passengers there, and will take stern action against the staff if proven acted inappropriately, plus some sort of compensation to the family. Defending your staff and policy is a nice gesture but its' your customers who pay your salary. For now, Air Asia has lost the battle of perception.
Started out as a bet during the F1 Race between AirAsia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes and the Founder and Chairman of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson has turne...
What are best pals and business rivals Richard Branson and Tony Fernandes up to?
Back in 2010, billionaire Sir Richard Branson and AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes made a bet. Sir Richard and Tony each wagered their Formula 1 racing teams (then Lotus Racing and Virgin Racing) would finish ahead of each other in their debut season, and that the loser would serve as a female cabin crew on the winner’s airline. Tony’s team finished two spots above Sir Richard’s in the final 2010 rankings and on May 12, 2013, Sir Branson honoured his bet, adorning make-up, a pair of high heels and freshly shaved legs. The event culminated in Sir Branson serving guests on a charity flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur. Altogether the charity event raised an estimated $200,000 AUD for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. A great cause and memorable experience for all of those onboard.
In case you guys missed this .. Richard Branson and Tony Fernandes - video -
BRANSON VIRGIN AIRLINES CHAIRMAN STEPS OUT IN A SKIRT AND RED LIPSTICKThe man behind Virgin Atlantic ditched his usual getup over the weekend, in exchange for an AirAsia X stewardess uniform as he fulfilled a friendly wager with AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes. Special flight, D7237 flying from Perth to Kuala Lumpur departed Australia Sunday morning, with Sir Richard Branson sporting shaved legs under a sexy AirAsia red skirt, blonde wig and a pair of heels. As part of the deal, the entrepreneur spent the five and half hour flight pouring coffee and tea, serving meals, distributing goodies and making inflight announcements. The rare-sighting was the consequence of losing a friendly Formula 1 bet to the AirAsia boss over two years ago. “He is an entrepreneur, visionary, knight and adventurer – Sir Richard can now also add AirAsia flight attendant to his long list of credentials,” Mr Fernandes said. “Sir Richard graduated as a member of the AirAsia cabin crew with flying colours and he performed all his ...
Comedian John Garrett watches "Squawk Box" on CNBC Asia from the week of May 13, 2013. Bernie Lo is talking about Richard Branson's bet with Tony Fernandes t...
Sir Richard Branson has dressed up as a female flight attendant, complete with lipstick and a red skirt, after losing a bet to QPR owner Tony Fernandes.
Sir Richard Branson has finally honoured a bet made with Caterham boss Tony Fernandes in 2010 by dressing up as an air stewardess on an AirAsia fligh - news from Formula 1 F1
Well well well... today's action of Mr. Richard Brandon was quite funny. But also it can be seen as effect of growing age. I think he was not in limelight for a while so he thought to change the camera position of journalists and take again everyone's mind space as a weird businessman. But he had to pay by getting fired by Tony Fernandes from AirAsia for his annoying actions.
Exclusive news from Philippines: Virgin Group founder and chairman Sir Richard Branson honors a bet with AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes and served as air hostess on an AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia yesterday! Fleishman-Hillard Manila Ferds Bondoy Alex De Vera Dizon Iron Manila Azrael Coladilla
Richard Branson works as stewardess for a day after losing bet to AirAsia owner Tony Fernandes
Branson was dressed as an air stewardess after he lost a bet to Tony Fernandes, owner of AirAsia.
Sir Richard Branson after loosing a bet with Tony Fernandes (CEO, Air Asia) dressed as a cabin crew. He kept his word.
Richard Branson serves as flight attendant for AirAsia passengersVirgin Group founder Richard Branson (the blonde) has some fun with AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes. Vincent Thian / Associated PressMay 12, 20135:41 amBritish business magnate Richard Branson has lost his latest job because of orange juice...
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson got dressed up as a female flight attendant after honouring a bet he lost to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes.
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Richard Branson, creator of the Virgin conglomerate which owns all of your airplanes and music-makers, lost a bet with fellow billionaire Tony Fernandes. The result is the terrible monstrosity you see here.
The bet was made with AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes on who had a better Formula 1 team at the 2010 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. The loser would have to dress as a female flight attendant on board the winner's airline.
“Fair play to Tony Fernandes for this best thing about QPR at the moment.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says he has been exploited since taking over at the club: QPR chairman Tony Fernan...
Fernandes: I have been exploited: Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes believes the harshest lesson of ...
Tony Fernandes needs to be a better trustor: avoid the downside of trust, distrust strategically
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has revealed that manager Harry Redknapp will have to take a pay cut following QPR's relegation.
'Ethics should come first': QPR owner admits being shocked by the 'immoral' nature of football: 'I don’t...
'We are not stupid': QPR owner confirms Redknapp least 60%' of players will have wages slashed via
QPR owner Tony Fernandes syas it's taken him £50m to find out football is immoral
Money comes first for some in this business, says QPR's Tony Fernandes: QPR chairman is bruised after a...
Tony Fernandes: 'I hope Harry can stay with us as long as he wants + can groom someone else that will carry on the Harry Redknapp tradition.
Neil Warnock: I'm not the one to blame for demise of QPR – and chairman Tony Fernandes agrees with me!
Oooo suits you Sir: Tickets have gone on sale for the Richard Branson/Tony Fernandes AirAsia charity flight, the..
chairman Tony Fernandes says the club may need to stay in the Championship for two to three years.
Rs chairman Tony Fernandes says several players have said they want to stay and knuckle down for the club. No player has asked to leave.
Exclusive – Tony Fernandes: Joey Barton has a QPR future – if he changes his attitude
As much as I detest Tony Fernandes actually sounds like an alright geezer.
Correction. Young Brother is in the pub. Tony Fernandes walked past. Younger Brother ran after him down the street for a chat, pint in hand.
Tony Fernandes interview today on talksport. Tony also has an interview on Football Focus tomorrow at 12.15 -...
Tony Fernandes quite right to say will buy younger players for the future and have the right character. Hungry and passionate for success
Younger brother is in the pub. With Tony Fernandes. I don't see this ending well.
Neil Warnock has hit back at Tony Fernandes, insisting he is not to blame for QPR's demise. Warnock was in charge...
Should've copied it as Telegraph article now down. Stunning revelation from Tony Fernandes: Some people are in football just for the money
Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes admits he was too trusting in his dealings with players:... telegraph
Despite relegation to the Championship, we have exciting times ahead under the leadership of Tony Fernandes and Harry Redknapp. Gone are the days of older players just joining for the money. The New Stadium and Training facilities are still happening and we are looking forward to seeing younger players with the hunger to play for the superhoops.
Oh wow. On tomorrow's Football Focus, Tony Fernandes is interviewed and he praises Mark Hughes.
[Football Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes will not rule out former axed coach Mark Hughes' return to managerial post.
QPR cannot rule out Hughes return: Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes says cannot rule out Mark Hughe...
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Tony Fernandes cannot rule out Mark Hughes return
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has urged defender Christopher Samba to stay at Loftus Road and lead his...
Tony Fernandes has turned his anger on Neil Warnock in the wake of QPR’s relegation, fuming: “You started the rot at my club.” (Daily Mirror
Neil Warnock has defended his QPR transfer dealings following criticism from the clubs chairman Tony Fernandes.
Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes compares relationship with club to a marriage
Owner Fernandes still fuming: Tony Fernandes has launched a scathing attack on Queens Park Ranger...
Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes 'shocked' by attitude of players
I was hurt by players who didn't care, says Queen's Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes as he confirms...
Harry Redknapp will remain as Queens Park Rangers manager after talks with Tony Fernandes today.
QPR_news. Tony Fernandes 'shocked and hurt' by attitude of QPR playe - Guardian
QPR owner Tony Fernandes will have talks with Harry Redknapp this morning about a fire sale before next season - DAILY MIRROR
Good to see Tony Fernandes extended his investment to the Air Asia plans to launch a team known as Chennai Rangers.
Tony Fernandes appears in Danbury Superior Court on rape charges. ML.
If you pay Jose Bosingwa a 100 grand a week, you deserve to be relegated. Tony Fernandes should be sectioned.
hold on a minute, does that mean that Tony Fernandes is coming?
owner Tony Fernandes insists bank loan is for new stadium
me nt tony fernandes. Friday morning on. Go whr buy 1st?
AirAsia's Tony Fernandes to rely on Kathleen Tan to pilot India take off
secure £15m bank loan for first time during reign of Tony Fernandes |
Anyone else think Tony Fernandes is at QPR for the sole purpose of building a new sports complex in London as QPR's new stadium?
Tony fernandes is delusional I swear! are 90 mill in debt and getting relegated and wants to build new stadium!
There are rumours around in France today that QPR owner Tony Fernandes will look to invest in Ligue1 club Lille
What planet is Tony Fernandes on exactly?
Be afraid, Lille fans, be very afraid. Suggestions that Tony Fernandes wants to bring his Midas alchemy to you next:
Chairman Tony Fernandes hopes to have some news on QPR's search for a new ground in the coming weeks
Some rather interesting rumours around today that QPR owner Tony Fernandes (Tune Group) will look to invest in Lille.
: QPR push on with new stadium plans despite looming relegation: QPR chairman Tony Fernandes hopes to have some ...
Can't say I'm too excited about the prospect of Tony Fernandes being involved with Lille.
Is Tony Fernandes interested in pursuing "Pozzo" model of ownership. First target Lille? (in Fr)
Tony Fernandes gets ball rolling on new QPR stadium
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Youngest's Update::: QPR press on with ground plans: QPR chairman Tony Fernandes hopes to have some good news ...
Tweeps, you heard this guy throwing cash about on FUT like Tony Fernandes and hyping Johnson (probs Glen,maybe Roger)at the back!
“Tony Fernandes the chairman of QPR has said Adel Taarabt will be sold in the summer.great talent,ducking your head??? No
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes will order a clear-out at Loftus Road this summer with midfielder Adel Taarabt, likely to be the biggest sale.
QPR owner happy with Redknapp: Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes wants Harry Redknapp to remain in char...
Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes says he has no intention of dismissing Harry Redknapp regardless (cont)
Tony Fernandes makes Peter Ridsdale look like ebenezer Scrooge!
Who is the most famous person in your country? — Joe Flizzow ? Tony Fernandes ? OH OH . LEE CHONG WEI !
Tan Sri Tony Fernandes giving speech and a free flight for the 1st person who signed up on the spot
tony fernandes is worth 615 million dollars ,I told you
Caterham boss Tony Fernandes, who claimed a 50 per cent stake in Alpine in November 2012, had hinted a deal was in the offing.
Tony Fernandes new car venture brand Alpine will make its brand debut in Le Mans this year.
SIGNED TONY FERNANDES SHIRT - Unique item on Ebay to raise significant money for - BID NOW!
Tony Fernandes- Taking centerstage: Neelam MathewsMarch 27, 2013 An industry person told me the other day, my ...
Bernie Ecclestone is always good for a laugh. He's no mug though, just ask Tony Fernandes. Saw him right off with "the cockney Pompey"
Maybe Tony Fernandes should worry more about instead of buying into India's airlines
Going on air: Tony Fernandes, group CEO of Air Asia, talks about turning a judge on TV reality show The Appren...
Oh you know, just us takin AirAsia boss & businessman extraordinaire aside for a Q&A -
Skur. I knew it. I'm gonna hook u up with Tony Fernandes (the foot guy)😂😂😭
oh Richard did you manage to read Tony Fernandes interview in BBC?
Fernandes eases QPR financial fears: Tony Fernandes says he will stay with QPR even if they are ...
Amit Bhatia and Tony Fernandes' bromance is so cool, they own a football club between them! Why can't we have that
Relegation holds no fear for QPR, says owner Tony Fernandes
Dear Mr. Tony Fernandes, would you be my boss?
Queens Park Rangers: R's could cope with drop - chief: QPR owner Tony Fernandes has again stressed that the R'...
I had no intention of leaving media/entertainm’t. Was really enjoying it. Out of the blue, persuasive Tony Fernandes pitched the idea
QPR owner Tony Fernandes says the EPL strugglers will be able to cope financially if they are relegated
QPR owner Fernandes eases financial fears: Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes has insisted he has no fea...
Interview with Tony Fernandes in Daily Telegraph says "There are no debts like at other clubs" - it is internal
The Tata Group and Malaysia's low-cost carrier AirAsia are now looking at an earlier June deadline for launching their new airline in the country. On a hectic weekend after Ratan Tata emerged from retirement to meet civil aviation minister Ajit Singh on Friday, a high-level team of the Tata Group and AirAsia executives met senior ministry officials on Saturday to fast-track clearances. AirAsia chief executive officer Tony Fernandes recently stated that the new airline may take to the sky by this year-end with three to four A-320s, and that his company would make an initial investment of $50 million. AirAsia is expected to stir Indian skies with its low-fare strategy, which has been instrumental in scripting its success story in Asia. Sources said that for Ratan Tata, running an airline is as much an emotional as an economic issue. He wants to restore the family's historic link with a business that was snapped when the government nationalised the Tata-owned private airline launched in 1932 to form Air Indi ...
Tan Sri Anthony Francis Fernandes CBE (also known as Tony Fernandes) is a Malaysian Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder of Tune Air Sdn. Bhd., who introduced the first budget no-frills airline, AirAsia, to Malaysians with the tagline "Now everyone can fly". He has since founded the Tune Group of companies. Fernandes rose to prominence by turning AirAsia, a failing government-linked commercial airline, into a highly successful budget airline public-listed company. He was also instrumental in lobbying the then-Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in mid-2003, to propose the idea of open skies agreements with neighbouring Thailand, Indonesia, and Singapore. As a result, these nations have granted landing rights to AirAsia and other discount carriers.
Harry Redknapp pleased bid was turned down for Christopher Samba Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has revealed chairman Tony Fernandes turned down a "massive offer" for Christopher Samba from an unnamed Russian club last week. The 28-year-old defender arrived at Loftus Road from Anzhi Makhachkala on transfer deadline day, penning a four-and-a-half year deal with Redknapp's side. However, the Hoops boss has revealed QPR were offered more than the club-record fee they forked out for Samba by another Russian club ahead of their own transfer window. "We had an offer for Samba, right on the deadline and the chairman turned it down," Redknapp said following Saturday's 2-1 win at Southampton. "We had an offer of more money than what we paid for Samba. The chairman had a massive offer for him to go back to Russia. "The chairman asked me 'what do you think?' and I said 'it is up to you, it is your club, it is your decision'. "I would have had no problem. I left it to the chairman. He came back and said he h ...
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