SEPANG, 14 SEPTEMBER 2016
Waze has launched a voice prompt featuring Tony Fernandes, cofounder
and Group CEO of AirAsia, Asia's most successful and largest low-cost carrier by passengers
carried and by jet fleet.
Let Tony direct you as air traffic control as you navigate Malaysian roads using his feature voice on
Waze, the free, real-time traffic and navigation app powered by the world's largest community of
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said, "A lot of people ask me what it's like being an AirAsia
pilot. Now you can experience what it's like to fly high in the sky interacting with me as your air traffic
He added, "And like real air traffic control, I can't make any promises about the congestion but I can
promise that with Waze, we will get you there the quickest and least boring way possible."
Waze Malaysia Sales Manager Edward Ling said, "We're thrilled to bring Tony Fernandes's voice
to Waze, guiding Wazers along a route from tower control. Voice prompts are one of our most
popular features and a great way to bring a brand to life within the context of a drive. Tony's voice
navigations will make him your co-pilot on any route, making you feel like you're flying while you are
To have Tony as your control tower, first install Waze from the iOS or Android app stores, then select
Menu, click on Settings, go to the Sound option and choose "English (UK) - Tony Fernandes".