Richard Branson's Bet

Richard Branson's Bet


Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson worked as an AirAsia X flight attendant after losing a bet to AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes.


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Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson got dressed up as a female flight attendant after honoring a bet he lost to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes. Donning a uniform, he served passengers on an Air Asia charity flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur.

Sir Richard and Mr. Fernandes had a bet on whose teams would finish first in the 2010 Formula 1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. The plan was that the loser had to dress as a female flight attendant and serve passengers on board the winner's airline.


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