Sunday, January 27, 2013

Air Asia's Anthony Fernandez, Kerala biz man keen on Indian skies


Davos: Malaysian Air Asia's Anthony Fernandez and Middle East-based Indian businessman Yusuf Ali are believed to be exploring possible opportunities to enter the Indian aviation space.
Ali who hails from Kerala runs Lulu group of supermarket chain. He is looking at the possibility of starting an airline service between his home state and the Middle East, which has a significant population of Keralites.
Air Asia's Anthony Fernandez is eyeing a full-fledged airline service in India.
Both Ali and Fernandez have separately held informal discussions with Indian business leaders here at Davos where they are attending the WEF annual meeting.
While the two could not be reached for their comments, sources said both are very much interested in the Indian aviation space.
26/01/13 PTI/Indian Express