SEPANG, WOL – AirAsia Berhad CEO, Aireen Omar was named APAC CEO of The Year while AirAsia was awarded the APAC Debt Deal of The Year Award for its Commercial Financing of seven A320 aircraft at the annual Aviation 100 Awards.
Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Berhad receive the awards at the award ceremony held in Hong Kong.
â€œWe are honoured to receive the awards, which are a validation of the hard work and dedication of our staff around the world who ensure AirAsia continues to remain competitive on a global level. The awards are genuinely a reflection of their hard work and perseverance, combined with their continuous passion and desire to continue to be the worldâ€™s champion for our guests. This award is for all AirAsia Allstars,â€ said Aireen Omar, Thursday (2/11).
â€œWe are also very delighted to take home the APAC Debt Deal of The Year Award, together with our partner, Credit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank (CACIB). I would like to thank the team for their hard work on this financial deal. We will continue to find ways to be the best in what we do,â€ added Rozainol Bahari, Group Head of Treasury & Aircraft Finance for AirAsia.
The Aviation 100 Awards, currently in its seventh year, recognises the yearâ€™s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry. An annual publication, the Aviation 100 ranks the top ten performers in each category with the winner receiving a coveted outstanding achievement award.
The categories include airline, aircraft, lessors, MROs, Banks, Aerospace CEOs, Aerospace CFOs, Appraisers, Law Firms and Parts Suppliers. The Aviation 100 Awards also have the largest annual vote of any awards in aviation with over 11,000 polled. (wol/aa/airasia/data2)
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