AirAsia launches daily Cebu-Shanghai flights; Cebu told to be ready for influx of Chinese tourists

Cebu is the “perfect destination” for Chinese tourists because they are into diving and love the water and islands, said AirAsia China, North Asia President Kathleen Tan. AirAsia launched today its daily Cebu-Shanghai flights at the new Terminal 2 of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA). “Cebu has so much to offer. You have a rich…

AirAsia opens 3 Cebu-China routes; starts Clark flights from Cebu

NEW AIRASIA ROUTES. (From left) Allenie Caccam, AirAsia Senior Marketing Manager for International Routes; AirAsia CEO Dexter Comendador; Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Antonio Chiu; and Domestic Marketing Manager Cathy Cabahug.

To meet the demand of a fast growing Chinese travel market, Philippines AirAsia will start new routes to Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Shanghai in China from Cebu in May and July. The Cebu-Shenzhen daily flights will start on May 9, 2018 with promo fares from as low as P888 for bookings until April 22, 2018 and…

Promo fares for as low as P17 in AirAsia’s Red Hot Seat Sale

AirAsia is giving away seats from as low as P17 in its first major promotional seat sale of the year. “We like to start the year with a bang and what better way to welcome summer than with new additional flights to Philippines’ best island destinations of Boracay and Palawan, and other equally stunning destinations…

AirAsia expands Cebu network, offers promo fares to Boracay, Palawan, Davao

NEW ROUTES, SUMMER PROMO. Captain Dexter Comendador, Philippines AirAsia chief executive officer, leads the launching of new routes from Cebu. With him are Department of Tourism Central Visayas Director Catalino Chan III (left) and GMCAC Head of Airline Marketing Aines Librodo.

To help boost the country’s destinations in the Visayas and Mindanao, AirAsia will start Cebu and Davao flights to Palawan and Boracay through Caticlan on April 22, 2017 with one-way, all-in promo fares from as low as P398. The seat sale will be good for travel from April 22 to August 31, 2017 and also…

AirAsia’s e-boarding pass now available in all domestic flights

Enjoy the comfort of checking-in and boarding flights using your smartphones with AirAsia’s e-boarding pass now available in all domestic flights in the Philippines. AirAsia’s “E-Boarding Pass” is a paperless boarding pass that allows guests without check-in-baggage to proceed straight to the boarding gate without having to queue at the check-in counter or desk at…

Philippines AirAsia opens flights to Boracay, Palawan from Cebu and Davao

AirAsia is flying to 7 brand new destinations across the Philippines this summer, opening Cebu and Davao flights to Boracay through Caticlan and Palawan starting on April 22, 2017. Starting on the same date, Philippines AirAsia will also reinstate its Cebu-Davao-Cebu flights and start flying from Davao to Clark. “It’s an exciting time to spend…

Captain Comendador officially appointed Philippines AirAsia’s president and CEO

Philippines AirAsia CEO Captain Dexter Comendador (left) and AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes at the AirAsia office in Pasay City.

Philippines AirAsia has officially appointed Captain Dexter Comendador as president and chief executive officer effective January 10, 2017, the company said in a press statement. Comendador has over 33 years of experience in the aviation industry. He served as combat pilot, flight commander and pilot instructor in the Philippine Air Force for eight years before…

Taiwan cultural office lists top 5 reasons to visit in launch of Cebu-Taipei AirAsia route

AIRASIA CEBU-TAIPEI ROUTE. Philippines AirAsia chief executive officer Dexter Comendador (3rd from right) leads the launch of the Cebu-Taipei route that will start operating thrice weekly on November 25. With him are Taiwan Economic Cultural Office director for press division Jerry Cheng-An Chuang (4th from left), Department of Tourism head for route development Erwin Balane, and Captain Gisela Bendong-Boniel, who is also the mayor of Bien Unido town in Bohol.

With all that it can offer tourists, from food to culture to scenic spots, Taiwan is an ideal travel destination for Filipinos. Ma. Elaine V. Ramirez, executive assistant of the Press Division Director at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines, said during the recent launch of the AirAsia Cebu-Taipei route that…

AirAsia opens direct Cebu-Singapore flights, offers P888 introductory fare

AirAsia announced it will operate direct flights from Cebu to Singapore starting November 25. To celebrate the launch of the route, AirAsia is offering promotional fares on airasia.com from as low as P888 for travel between November 25, 2016 and March 24, 2017. Promotional fares are up for grabs from today until October 23 only.…

AirAsia starts Manila, Cebu flights to Taipei, offers promo fares from P888

NIGHT MARKETS. Taipei has many night markets that have food kiosks, movie theaters, video arcades, shops, and karaoke stores. (Creative Commons photo by Tomas Fano)

AirAsia announced today, Sunday, that it will open direct flights to Taipei from Manila and Cebu starting next month. To celebrate the opening of the new routes, the airline offers on airasia.com promo fares for as low as P888 out of Cebu and P1,488 out of Manila to Taipei for tickets bought until October 16,…