The Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia Group Bhd. He said he is looking to launch a flying taxi business as early as next year.
“We are working on it right now,” said Tony Fernandes, CEO and co-founder of the company, on Saturday. “I think we’re about a year and a half apart from launch. ”
Fernandes was speaking in an online discussion within the Youth Economic Forum.
With the airline business taking a hit from coronavirus pandemic, AirAsia is expanding into the digital space. Last year it launched a “super app” that offers services from travel and shopping to logistics and financial services.
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