AirAsia fintech unit BigPay to enter Thai market after GoPay acquisition

Salim Dhanani, CEO and Founder of BigPay

AirAsia’s fintech unit BigPay is entering the Thai market following the recent acquisition of Gojek and GoPay’s Thailand business by the budget airline carrier’s subsidiary, airasia Digital. 

Both parties will be working closely together with the Bank of Thailand to ensure a smooth transition while GoPay is winding down its operations in Thailand, BigPay said in a statement. BigPay aims to go live in the first quarter of 2022. 

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