AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes apologises for ‘foolish’ Malaysia election stunt

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes on Sunday apologised for a controversial stunt endorsing scandal-tainted prime minister at the time Najib Razak before Malaysia’s general election, in which he suffered a stunning defeat.
Fernandes said he came under pressure from Najib’s government before the May 9 vote, causing him to issue a video enthusiastically crediting its policies for the success of the home-grown low-cost carrier.
But the Barisan Nasional coalition, which had ruled Malaysia for…