Produced by Pikkal & Co - Award-Winning Podcast Agency. Many know the AirAsia brand, but who and what made this story possible? Did you know that its founder was sent from Malaysia to English boarding school aged 14, on his own, with just a handwritten address of his final destination in the 1970s? It's these experiences that either make or break you. It's these experiences that empowered our next guest to take on massive risks in his life in the knowledge that it isn't fatal. Once you survived London in the 1970s as a kid, you can take on most challenges, like buying an airline, a football club or an F1 team. In the first episode of the new XL Podcast, Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia, shares exclusive stories about his childhood, experiences, and mindsets behind what has made him one of Asia's most outspoken and successful entrepreneurs.