Articles tagged “superapps”

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AirAsia Announces New CEO for Superapp Business

AirAsia on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mohamad Hafidz, who is currently the chief fintech officer, as the acting CEO of AirAsia superapp from April 1 onwards.  With nearly 30 years in the payments industry, Hafidz, populary known as Mo, will be succeeding Amanda Woo in his new role. Woo was appointed CEO of the…

Online Travel

Online Travel Companies Make a Bundle Investing Customer Cash

The major thing new in online travel companies holding onto customer cash and investing it is that interest rates are a lot higher, and they are taking advantage. The rich get richer.

Online Travel Companies Make a Bundle Investing Customer Cash

Online Travel

MakeMyTrip Says an India Listing Still on the Agenda

As Oyo, Yatra and ixigo look to go public in India by this year, MakeMyTrip would probably wait and watch to see how these online travel companies fare in the market before launching an Indian IPO.

MakeMyTrip Says an India Listing Still on the Agenda

Airlines

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Refocuses Back on a Superapp Just for Travel

While "disruptive and different" is still the mantra that Tony Fernandes swears by, he says he's choosing to tread carefully even as he aspires to create an AirAsia Republic.

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Refocuses Back on a Superapp Just for Travel

Online Travel

Why Yanolja CEO Sees Tesla as a Metaphor for His Superapp Company

Yanolja has ambitious plans to be everything to everyone — will that work for the superapp?

Why Yanolja CEO Sees Tesla as a Metaphor for His Superapp Company

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AirAsia Parent CEO Wants to Pull Its Airlines Into an IAG Model

Malaysia’s Capital A will not be merging its airlines, but will instead move all the carriers under one existing structure, similar to how British Airways, Iberia Airline, and Aer Lingus operate under the International Airlines Group umbrella, said CEO Tony Fernandes on Monday. AirAsia X will be renamed AirAsia Aviation Group and there will be…

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Yanolja Profit Rises as Travel Rebounds in Korea and Asia Pacific

Yanolja said this week it expected that a post-pandemic rebound in international travel will continue to boost its twin businesses of online travel sales via a superapp and software sales to hotels and other travel companies. The South Korea-based startup has made progress on both ambitions since 2011, when it received a $1.7 billion investment…

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Capital A Wants to Merge AirAsia and AirAsia X

Malaysia's Capital A has submitted plans for a corporate restructuring, which will involve the merger of its low-cost airline AirAsia with long-haul carrier AirAsia X. The company will set up a new division, called AirAsia Aviation, which will be run by Bo Lingam, who is currently president, airlines and group CEO of AirAsia Aviation Group…

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Tony Fernandes Steps Down as Acting Group CEO of AirAsia X

Tony Fernandes has stepped down as the acting group CEO of Capital A's long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X citing "other commitments," the airline announced in a note to investors on Monday. "I’m now going to focus on delivering significant value to shareholders of Capital A, including the AirAsia Aviation Group, aviation services, logistics, travel, fintech…

Online Travel

Traveloka Shuts Down Pandemic Business Launches to Refocus on Travel

Having weathered the Covid storm, Traveloka is back to doing what it believes it does best — selling travel.

Traveloka Shuts Down Pandemic Business Launches to Refocus on Travel