AirAsia names new boss in Japan

NAGOYA, 17 December 2019:  AirAsia has appointed Jun Aida as representative director and COO to lead AirAsia Japan Co Ltd, effective 1 January 2020.

Jun will take over from Jenny Mayuko Wakana who will be stepping down 31 December.

As a member of AirAsia’s senior leadership team, Jun will be responsible for the company’s airline operations in Japan and its future growth.

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said: “Jun brings with him extensive management experience across various industries. We see tremendous potential in Japan and now is the time to catapult AirAsia Japan into its next phase of growth and success.”

Jun joined AirAsia Group as a senior advisor in 2017. Prior to joining AirAsia, he was managing director for Phoenix Resort Co Ltd besides holding senior management roles in various multinational companies.