Aireen Omar, AirAsia’s group deputy chief executive. Southeast Asia’s biggest budget carrier is in talks with partners to build an online travel sales service beyond offering airplane tickets. Ian Teh / Bloomberg
Skift Take: At Skift Forum Asia, AirAsia’s deputy CEO said she was confident that becoming an online travel reseller was “very doable.” The largest budget carrier in Asia certainly has the data and innovativeness to pull it off. But skepticism abounds among industry vets.