AirAsia aims to raise RM2.5bil, to evaluate Japan operations

By Liz Lee

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - AirAsia Group Bhd is looking to raise as much as RM2.5bil by year-end, and is also reviewing its business in Japan as the airline seeks to weather the COVID-19 crisis, its chief executive said on Monday.

Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes told Reuters in an interview that the group, Malaysia's flagship budget airline, could raise up to RM1.5bil from bank loans and another RM1bil from investors.

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