Chief Executive Officer - flynas
Eminent aviation industry expert Raja Azmi moved into his role as Chief Executive Officer of flynas in
2013, with 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 Azmi served as
the Executive Vice-President and Group Chief Financial Officer, responsible for financial and
accounting, information technology, human resource and revenue management of the airline.
Azmi was subsequently appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Fly Asian Xpress Sdn Bhd, now
officially renamed as AirAsia X Sdn Bhd, 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 rote profitability, increase in revenue, at the
same time increase in fleet aircraft numbers and more domestic presence of flynas.
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.