AirAsia bosses deny graft allegations, vow to cooperate with authorities


Ragananthini Vethasalam

AirAsia co-founders Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun have denied that the airline was involved in corrupt practices as alleged in UK court documents and say they will cooperate with authorities in their investigations. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 3, 2020.

AIRASIA co-founders Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun today denied any wrongdoing after the budget airline was implicated in alleged corrupt practices in an investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Airbus SE.

Fernandes and Kamarudin said they will give authorities their full cooperation even though they have not been approached about the allegations or the €991 million (RM4.5 billion) deferred prosecution agreement that the SFO reportedly arrived at with Airbus.


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  • Didn't Najib say something similar?

    Posted 4 months ago by Yoon Kok