CrowdChat with AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman-Rani: Innovation in the Airline Industry

Azran Osman-Rani was appointed AirAsia X CEO in 2007, at the impressive age of 36. Under his leadership, the fast-growing carrier has become Asia’s leading low-cost long-haul flight provider by breaking industry conventions and developing innovative revenue sources and services.

Written by Priti Ambani

Jan 29, 2013

For the next #CrowdChat we turn our eyes toward the sky for a discussion with the CEO of one of the most innovative and disruptive airlines in the industry, AirAsia X.

imagesAzran Osman-Rani was appointed AirAsia X CEO in 2007, at the impressive age of 36. Under his leadership, the fast-growing carrier has become Asia’s leading low-cost long-haul flight provider by breaking industry conventions and developing innovative revenue sources and services. Beyond low fares (a quick search for roundtrip Singapore-Kuala Lumpur turns up a flight for 65 SGD, or just $52 USD), AirAsia is globally-recognized for listening to its customers—and its employees. The airline launched the industry’s first social CRM platform, Ask AirAsia, and recently introduced BRAIN, a crowdsourcing platform among its employees to spur new ideas for products and revenue generation.

Join us as we talk with CEO Azran Osman-Rani (also a competitive Ultimate Frisbee player and dedicated marathon runner!) about how he used innovation to take AirAsia X to new heights, and why innovation is important to any business.

Party Details:

What: Azran Osman-Rani: Innovation in the Airline Industry
When: Wednesday, February 6th: 8pm MYT | 7am EST | (Check time in your zone)
Where: Twitter hashtag #CrowdChat
Who to Follow/Panelists: @AzranOsmanRani @lplus@crowdasia@rskemps
Moderators: @Crowdweek
Brand: @AirAsia

We will be asking Azran some questions like:

* How does AirAsia X set itself apart from other low-cost, long-haul carriers?

* Who are you marketing to and how? Does AirAsia X attract a specific type of customer?

Do you have any questions you would like us to include? Share them via a comment below with your Twitter handle and we will be sure to include your question during the open Q&A.

So join us- Wednesday, February 6th: 8pm MYT | 7am EST | (Check time in your zone)

(Read about our previous crowdchats here)

 

About Author

About Author

Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani is the Global Media Director at Crowdsourcing Week, a thought leader and prominent writer on social and environmental enterprises, start-ups and Web 2.0 businesses. As the Director and Managing Editor of Ecopreneurist, Priti has been instrumental in growing the site into a notable social business resource.Specializing in her ability to work with impact organizations from the ground up, Priti has developed successful business and communications strategies for fledgling start-ups, social and environmental enterprises. She also serves as a sustainability consultant at GreenDen consultancy and advises on CSR and the triple bottom line. Priti is a Professional Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.

You may also like

Top Platforms for Crowdsourcing Cybersecurity

Top Platforms for Crowdsourcing Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity breaches are a growing concern for businesses worldwide. Whether they result from malevolent external attacks, malicious and disgruntled employees, or employees falling for scams, the financial impacts and other reputational damage can be significant....

Top Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms in North America

Top Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms in North America

Real estate crowdfunding offers a chance for retail investors to be involved in the property market without the hefty upfront costs of buying a whole building, and then without the requirement to maintain any part of a building. Real estate investments can be made...

Speak Your Mind

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.