Chief Executive Officer - flynas
Eminent aviation industry expert Raja Azmi moved into his role as Chief Executive Officer of flynas in
2013, bringing with him a successful track record of redefining the low-cost aviation landscape in his home region
of South East Asia.
The Malaysian national was part of the launch team of AirAsia Berhad in 2001, where he served as Executive Vice-President and Group Chief Financial Officer, responsible for finance and
accounting, information technology, human resourcing and revenue management of the airline.
Azmi was subsequently appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Fly Asian Xpress, now known as AirAsia X, where he ran the turbo prop rural air services and was tasked
with setting up a low-cost long-haul airline, a position he held until June 2007.
Azmi brings a dynamic background of business experience in the fields of finance, aviation, property
development and construction, facilities management and oil and gas, developed over a career
marked by entrepreneurial excellence.
At flynas Azmi has successfully achieved maximum route profitability and increased revenue, as well as overseeing an expansion in the flynas fleet which led to flynas enjoying a significantly larger domestic presence.
Azmi is a graduate from the London School of Accountancy, United Kingdom, and received
a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (then known as Institute of Cost and Management
Accountants) qualification in 1982.