Philippinies’ AirAsia Flies to Taipei
AirAsia Philippines just added a new location to their roster of flights and is officially flying to Taipei today!
Exciting thing is, I’m going to be on the first flight ever to Taipei.
Details of the new flight are as follows.
Philippines’ AirAsia, the country’s newest low cost carrier, today launched two new exciting services from Clark to Singapore and Clark to Taipei in December 15 and December 16 respectively. The new routes further strengthen AirAsia’s commitment to drive tourism and trade in the Philippines by providing low fare, high value travel experience.
Maan Hontiveros, AirAsia Inc. CEO says, “AirAsia’s newest routes seek to better serve our overseas Filipinos while helping drive tourist traffic by providing more low-cost options for travel.”
According to the latest data from the Philippine Embassy, there are 177,600 Filipinos in Singapore working as professionals and domestic helpers while there are more than 100,000 Filipino workers in Taiwan. Moreover, Taiwan is the country’s fifth largest source of tourism with over 155,000 of them visiting the Philippines as of October this year alone.
“The excitement is building up in Clark with our newest routes, AirAsia guests will benefit from our extensive network spanning across 85 destinations in 24 countries in Asia and Australia. Now, they can have a winter Christmas in Taipei or treat the whole family to a New Year merrymaking in Singapore or host a barkada beach party in Boracay, we will take them there and beyond with our signature low fares, reliable and on-time service,” Hontiveros added.
AirAsia is the only carrier offering 4x/week services on Clark International Airport – Taipei route with flights departing at 12:05PM and arriving at Taoyuan International Airport at 2:00PM. Taipei is the low fare airline’s fifth and newest regional destination following Clark-Singapore with daily flights departing at 6:10AM and arriving Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1 at 9:40AM.
To provide ultimate comfort for guests, Philippines’ AirAsia services the new routes using brand new Airbus A320, the youngest fleet at 11months age only.
In addition to the new routes, AirAsia also increased flight frequency forClark to Hong Kong from daily to additional 3x/week evening flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday or for a total of 10x/week flights.
“Our newest routes and additional frequencies provide yet another opportunity for our Filipino workers from Central and Northern Luzon who are working in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taipei to have access to AirAsia’s low fare, high value travel experience,” Hontiveros said.
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