Free AirAsia flights for Rio's Asean champs
AIRASIA is giving free flights for life to all Asean athletes who won gold medals in the Rio Olympics "for making us dream and believe".
Its chief executive Tony Fernandes announced that while gold medallists would be entitled to free flights for life, silver and bronze medallists would also be rewarded.
But he did not specify what they would receive.
"What an Olympics this was for Asean.
"AirAsia, which has its roots in Asean, wants to reward those who gave us so much joy," he said on his Facebook page yesterday.
"Also, they taught and reminded us never to give up on your dreams and never stop believing you can be the best in the world," he said.
"Thank you to all the medallists for making us dream and believe," said Fernandes.
Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling, Thai weightlifters Sukanya Srisurat and Sopita Tanasan, Indonesian badminton duo Liliyana Natsir and Tontowi Ahmad and Vietnamese shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh are among the gold medal winners in the Rio Games.
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