AirSWIFT, the Philippines’ first boutique airline, has kicked off a brand new route — Manila to Romblon!
For fairly a while, the one approach to attain Romblon is by sea. It grew to become simpler to achieve when Romblon Airport (often known as Tugdan Airport or Tablas Airport) within the municipality of Alcantara opened and common flights began working to the province. Nonetheless, the pandemic put a halt to its operations. The ocean, as soon as once more, grew to become the one mode of business passenger transportation obtainable.
Quick ahead to 24 September 2022: AirSWIFT had its inaugural flight! This makes touring between Manila and Romblon a lot sooner, simpler, and extra handy once more. No have to burn many hours on a ferry. This cuts the journey to roughly an hour.
As of this writing, listed here are the small print:
- Terminal in Manila: NAIA Terminal 4
- Terminal in Romblon: Tugdan Airport (Romblon Airport) in Alcantara, Tablas Island
- Journey time: 1 hour and quarter-hour
- Schedule: Tuesdays and Saturdays (2x every week)
Proper now, AirSWIFT has an introductory promo overlaying flights to Romblon. In the event you’re flying earlier than the 12 months ends, you’ll be able to snag tickets for under P3,819, all-in. Extra information within the picture beneath:
AirSWIFT has 4 forms of airfare packages:
- Promo: This gives limitless free rebooking and 7kg carry-on baggage. Nonetheless, because it’s a promo, restricted seats can be found for this bundle.
- Primary: This enables rebooking 5x free of charge, however refunding and rerouting should not permitted. No check-in baggage allowance, however you may have free 7kg for carry-on baggage.
- Worth: This has 10kg check-in baggage allowance on prime of the 7kg carry-on baggage. You are able to do rebooking 5X free of charge, however you’ll be able to’t do rerouting.
- Premium: This has the identical perks because the Worth bundle BUT with a check-in baggage allowance of 20kg as a substitute of simply 10kg.
NOTE: When availing of the free rebooking, you have to needless to say fare distinction could apply.
AirSWIFT makes use of the ATR 42-600, a turboprop regional airliner manufactured by the Franco-Italian plane producer ATR (Avions de Transport Régional). It seats as much as 50 passengers solely, which implies much less fuss and stress on the airport, even throughout check-in and boarding.
For extra details about AirSWIFT and to take a look at their flight schedule and fares, go to www.air-swift.com.
Listed below are the highest Romblon motels and resorts on Agoda. Pay attention to the situation of those properties as a result of the province is an archipelago and the properties beneath are in numerous islands.
Written by: Asta Alvarez
Photographs by: Yosh Dimen
Disc: We have been fortunate and honored to be invited by the Division of Tourism (DOT) – MIMAROPA to have a good time the event with AirSWIFT and the individuals of Romblon. The occasion and succeeding tour was organized by AirSWIFT.