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AirAsia CEO rubbishes Skymark bid report

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 06:00
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Not interested: AirAsia says that it is focused on a budget airline that it is setting up with Japanese partners and has dismissed a Nikkei business daily report that it is in talks for a possible tender offer for Skymark. - PHOTO: AFP

[SINGAPORE] Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd has dismissed a media report that it is weighing a bid for Japan's embattled Skymark Airlines, saying it is focused on a budget airline it is setting up with Japanese partners. The Nikkei business daily said that AirAsia, the region's most aggressive budget