Tony Fernandes

Entrepreneur Tony Fernandes Full Name: Tony Fernandes


Profession: Entrepreneur
Why Famous: Founder of Tune Air Sdn. Bhd., who bought a struggling AirAsia and turned it into the first budget no-frills airline in Malaysia with the now famous tagline "Now everyone can fly",

He also helped arrange the open skies agreement with neighboring Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore.

Born: April 30, 1964 (54 years old)
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events in the Life of Tony Fernandes

  • 2001-12-02 Tony Fernandes' company Tune Air Sdn Bhd buys the heavily indebted AirAsia for 1 MYR (about USD 0.26 at the time)

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