PHILIPPINES AirAsia, Inc. said on Friday that it was increasing the frequency of flights in high demand domestic and international destinations.
“We are pleased to welcome the new year with additional flights, offering guests more options when flying with us as they accomplish their travel goals this 2020,” Ricardo “Ricky” P. Isla, AirAsia Philippines chief executive officer, said in a statement.
He said the move is in line with the low-cost carrier’s vision of allowing its guests to tick-off more destinations from their travel bucket list.
“Our adjustments are well guided by data, and I am very optimistic about the tourism boost this will bring to our country in the summer months,” he added.
AirAsia Philippines operates more than 500 weekly domestic and international flights from its hubs in Manila, Clark, Cebu and Kalibo.
It said guests can book now for routes, some of which will have more frequencies starting on March 29, 2020.
Among the flights that will have increased frequencies are those from Clark to Iloilo and vice-versa, which will have daily flights. Flights from Cebu to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and vice-versa will increase to four times a week.
Starting on March 29, the airline will have daily flights between Cebu and Puerto Princesa. Flights from Clark to Tacloban and vice-versa, which will be four times a week.
AirAsia operates in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, India and Japan. Its services include hotels, holidays, activities and online shopping, as well as integrated logistics and digital financial services. — Jenina P. Ibañez