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Friday, July 6, 2012
CLARK FREEPORT -- Philippines’ AirAsia, the country’s newest low cost carrier, announced today an all-in promo fare of only P799 one-way for Clark-Kalibo (Boracay) and Clark-Puerto Princesa (Palawan).
The budget airline also offers an all-in low fare of only P999 one-way for Clark-Davao.
AirAsia began serving the Filipinos last March 28 when it launched its twice-a-day flights from Clark to the popular tourism destinations of Kalibo (Boracay) in the Visayas and Davao in Mindanao. Clark to Puerto Princesa route, on the other hand, starts on April 20.
Staying true to its commitment to transparency, efficiency, high value service and affordable fares, AirAsia’s red hot all-in promo of P799 for Kalibo and Puerto Princesa and P999 for Davao include base fare, fuel surcharge, processing fee and government mandated fees such as aviation security fee and VAT.
“Summer in the Philippines is now more fun with AirAsia’s awesome connectivity. Local and international tourists now have easy access to Philippine’s hot destinations such as Pearl Farm in Davao, Boracay beach and the famous Puerto Princesa Underground River in Palawan,” AirAsia Inc. CEO Maan Hontiveros said.
The promo will be from 2 April – 8 April 2012, and guests will be able to travel from 10 April to 31 July 2013 with these all-in fares which are available online at www.airasia.com and also available via mobile at mobile.airasia.com as well as via AirAsia apps for Blackberry, iPhone and Android phones. The apps are available for download at Blackberry App World, iTunes App Store and Android Marketplace by searching for the keyword AirAsia.
Philippines’ AirAsia call center also accepts booking via +632 588 9999 from Monday to Sunday at 0800hrs to 2100hrs (GMT +8) which includes a booking service fee of only P310.
AirAsia’s new service to Puerto Princesa from Clark will provide the accessibility to visit Calauit Island Wildlife Sanctuary, The Coron Reef, Tubbataha Reefs National Marine Park, the famous Puerto Princesa Underground River which has been voted as one of the seven wonders of nature.
AirAsia Inc. is a Filipino Low Cost Carrier (LCC) established to serve the Philippines’ regional and domestic air travel market. For inquiry and to receive real-time updates on latest promotions, interact via facebook.com/AirAsiaPhilippines and twitter.com/AirAsiaPh.
As part of its commitment to develop tourism and transportation outside Metro Manila, AirAsia Inc. set up its hub in Clark, Pampanga in 2011.
In the same year, Filipinos welcomed the airline’s brand new Airbus A320s operated by an all-Filipino crew, signifying greater opportunities for travel, leisure and tourism industries in the country.
AirAsia Inc. is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in March last year to engage primarily in the business of air transportation in the Philippines and abroad for passenger and cargo.
AirAsia Inc. is a 60-40 joint venture between Filipino investors Antonio O. Cojuangco, Michael L. Romero and Marianne Hontiveros, and Malaysia’s AirAsia International Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia Berhad, which has won SkyTrax’s best low cost airline for three consecutive years. (Skytrax is the world’s largest airline and airport review site.)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on July 07, 2012.