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 succeed in when Romblon Airport (also called 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 economic passenger transportation accessible.
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 must burn many hours on a ferry. This cuts the journey to roughly an hour.
As of this writing, listed below 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 yr ends, you may snag tickets for less than P3,819, all-in. Extra data within the picture under:
AirSWIFT has 4 varieties 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.
- Fundamental: This permits rebooking 5x free of charge, however refunding and rerouting are usually not permitted. No check-in baggage allowance, however you might 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 may’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 could understand that fare distinction might 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 suggests 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 here are the highest Romblon lodges and resorts on Agoda. Be aware of the situation of those properties as a result of the province is an archipelago and the properties under are in varied islands.
Written by: Asta Alvarez
Photographs by: Yosh Dimen
Disc: We had 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 folks of Romblon. The occasion and succeeding tour was organized by AirSWIFT.