It’s tough when you are a small carrier, fighting for survival in a constrained home market, looking on with envy as neighbors Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways place multi-billion dollar new aircraft orders. But Raja Azmi, the charismatic CEO at flynas, is hoping to position his airline in the big league using experience he gained with low-cost giant AirAsia. This was enough of a challenge to lure him back from early retirement. “I left AirAsia in 2007, after we started ...

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