Friday, August 4, 2017

AirAsia connects Manila and Iloilo 3X daily starting Oct. 1, 2017

AirAsia announced Aug. 4, 2017 it will operate three flights daily between Manila and Iloilo starting October 1.

AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “The addition of Manila – Iloilo route will further expand our domestic footprint in the Visayas region following our expansions in Cebu via the launch of international and domestic flights.”

“AirAsia’s signature low fares, superb service and seamless connectivity here in the country and across ASEAN including China, Australia, India and much more will facilitate travel aspirations of our guests from Western Visayas via Iloilo’s modern airport and help stimulate demand for travel and tourism.”

To celebrate the new route, AirAsia is offering promo fares from as low as P999 now available for booking at from today until August 27, 2017 for travel period between  October 1, 2017  to August 28, 2018

AirAsia flights between Manila and Iloilo will operate using the airline’s fleet of Airbus A320s that can accommodate up to 180 passengers. 

Schedule of AIR ASIA for MANILA-ILOILO and vise versa starting Oct. 1, 2017
  • MNL-ILO 0355 - 0505 | ILO-MNL 0535 - 0645
  • MNL-ILO 1415 - 1525 | ILO-MNL 1610 - 1720
  • MNL-ILO 2050 - 2200 | ILO-MNL 2240 - 2350

AirAsia has expanded its Cebu operations last year with direct flights to Taipei and Singapore launched in November and domestic flights from Cebu to Davao, Boracay and Palawan introduced in April this year.  The airline has been servicing flights for Cebu – Incheon/Seoul and Cebu – Kuala Lumpur, and operates several flights between Manila and Cebu since 2013.  
Lapaz Batchoy with puto served inside the Lapaz market
 Food is one of Iloilo’s biggest year-round attractions with La Paz Batchoy, a noodle soup made from pork and beef broth mixed with crisp pork skin and assorted organs, and fresh seafoods are among the must-try ones. 
The historic Santa Barbara church and convent  is just 10 minutes away
from the Iloilo International Airport
The city and province is also home to many Spanish-colonial churches, grand vintage houses, and old commercial and institutional buildings.
 CamiƱa Balay nga Bato in Arevalo, Iloilo City let's you experience the old world charm of Iloilo.
The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival is one of the Philippines’ biggest religious and cultural festivals but equally exciting events include Paraw Regatta Festival, Jaro Fiesta and Chinese New Year. 
Dinagyang Festival - Hala Bira Iloilo!

Pristine beaches are located in Northern Iloilo where the islands of Gigantes, Concepcion, Ajuy, and Sicogon are among the most visited ones. The southern coast of Iloilo, meanwhile, boasts of well-preserved marine sanctuaries and sand beaches.
Kuliatan Marine Sanctuary in San Joaquin Iloilo

Keep updated with AirAsia’s latest promotion and activities via twitter (@AirAsiaFilipino), Facebook ( and on Instagram (@AirAsiaPh).

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