Air Asia starts Manila-Iloilo flights
Air Asia Philippines commenced its first flight to Iloilo today as part of efforts to further expand its domestic footprint in the Visayas region.
The airline, which captures about 10 percent of the local market, has been widening its operations in Visayas.
“AirAsia is now painting Iloilo skies red and we are here to provide only the best and world-class service that every traveller from Iloilo and the whole of Western Visayas and beyond truly deserves. Our brand of air travel is characterized by efficiency, innovative service culture, and unparalleled low fares,” said AirAsia Philippines chief executive Dexter Comendador.
“Our commitment is to better connect secondary cities in the Philippines to ASEAN where the AirAsia Group has extensive network across all 10 countries and even beyond including Asia, Australia, India, and many more,” he added.
AirAsia services Manila – Iloilo with three flights daily using the airline’s fleet of Airbus A320s that can accommodate up to 180 passengers.
The airline, which holds around 10 percent of the local market, operates a fleet of 17 aircraft with domestic and international flights out of hubs in Manila, Cebu, and Kalibo.
It operates several flights to/from Manila, Davao, Cebu, Kalibo, Caticlan (Boracay), Tacloban, Tagbilaran (Bohol), Puerto Princesa (Palawan), Clark, and Iloilo in the Philippines with international flights to/from Shanghai, Taipei, Incheon (Seoul), Hong Kong, Macau, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Guangzhou, Vietnam and Singapore.