Touting its persistence in bringing the low-cost model to Southeast Asia, its success in securing governmental support for more open competition and dedicated airport terminals and a brand that "is the most recognizable ASEAN airline," AirAsia yesterday reported net earnings of MYR498.1 million ($142.1 million) for the fiscal year ended June 30, more than double the MYR201.7 million earned in the prior 12 months. "For the past five years we have maintained unconditional focus and discipline ...

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