Australian music sensation Guy Sebastian has joined leading low-cost airline AirAsia as its ambassador for Australia.
Sebastian was introduced Â at a VIP event at Sydneyâ€™s Museum of Contemporary Art, which was attended by music and aviation industry representatives, media, AirAsia trade partners together with AirAsia X Group CEO Datuk Kamarudin Meranun andMalaysia AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail.
SebastianÂ will promote AirAsiaâ€™s brand, help create some engaging content as well as showcase some of his favourite Asian destinations. Sebastianâ€™s latest single â€śCandleâ€ť has been released ahead of a forthcoming album and as he judges another season of the hit talent show â€śX Factor Australia.â€ť SebastianÂ was born in Malaysia before arriving in Australia at the age of six and now calls Sydney home with his wife Jules and children Hudson and Archer.
AirAsia X Group CEO Datuk Kamarudin Meranun said, “It’s great to be back in Australia promoting artists again. SebastianÂ is such a huge talent and we are thrilled to have him onboard. Music and entertainment are a natural fit for AirAsia and he joins other entertainers and celebrities to promote our award-winning service. Beyond that, SebastianÂ also embodies AirAsia’s values and ideals with his support of the community through charity work.”
Sebastian said, â€śIâ€™m excited to be part of the AirAsia team as the official ambassador of the airline. As a Malaysian-born Australian, who travels a great deal for my music, there are many aspects of AirAsia that I admire. I love the story of how Tony Fernandes (who my Dad often gets mistaken for!) started the company and grew it to where it is today, but most of all I love the heart behind it. ”
“Tony and the team do a great deal of charitable acts and the culture within the company is one where philanthropy is of a high priority. I look forward to this partnership and canâ€™t wait to share some of the exciting things we have in store,â€ť he added.