AirSWIFT, the Philippines’ initial boutique airline, has kicked off a new route — Manila to Romblon!
For rather some time, the only way to reach Romblon is by sea. It turned simpler to reach when Romblon Airport (also known as Tugdan Airport or Tablas Airport) in the municipality of Alcantara opened and standard flights started off functioning to the province. On the other hand, the pandemic put a halt to its operations. The sea, at the time yet again, turned the only manner of business passenger transportation obtainable.
Rapidly ahead to 24 September 2022: AirSWIFT experienced its inaugural flight! This helps make traveling amongst Manila and Romblon a lot more rapidly, easier, and far more handy once again. No need to have to burn up several hours on a ferry. This cuts the journey to roughly an hour.
As of this creating, here are the specifics:
- Terminal in Manila: NAIA Terminal 4
- Terminal in Romblon: Tugdan Airport (Romblon Airport) in Alcantara, Tablas Island
- Journey time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
- Timetable: Tuesdays and Saturdays (2x a week)
Ideal now, AirSWIFT has an introductory promo masking flights to Romblon. If you’re flying ahead of the calendar year ends, you can snag tickets for only P3,819, all-in. More details in the graphic below:
AirSWIFT has 4 forms of airfare offers:
- Promo: This presents unrestricted free of charge rebooking and 7kg have-on baggage. Nevertheless, considering the fact that it is a promo, minimal seats are out there for this offer.
- Primary: This lets rebooking 5x for free of charge, but refunding and rerouting are not permitted. No look at-in baggage allowance, but you have absolutely free 7kg for have-on baggage.
- Benefit: This has 10kg examine-in baggage allowance on top rated of the 7kg carry-on baggage. You can do rebooking 5X for totally free, but you just can’t do rerouting.
- Premium: This has the exact benefits as the Worth package deal BUT with a check out-in baggage allowance of 20kg rather of just 10kg.
Take note: When availing of the no cost rebooking, you should keep in thoughts that fare variance may utilize.
AirSWIFT works by using the ATR 42-600, a turboprop regional airliner manufactured by the Franco-Italian aircraft producer ATR (Avions de Transport Régional). It seats up to 50 passengers only, which suggests a lot less fuss and stress at the airport, even for the duration of examine-in and boarding.
For far more details about AirSWIFT and to verify out their flight routine and fares, go to www.air-swift.com.
Below are the prime Romblon inns and resorts on Agoda. Get observe of the location of these attributes since the province is an archipelago and the homes under are in numerous islands.
Prepared by: Asta Alvarez
Photos by: Yosh Dimen
Disc: We ended up blessed and honored to be invited by the Office of Tourism (DOT) – MIMAROPA to celebrate the situation with AirSWIFT and the men and women of Romblon. The occasion and succeeding tour was organized by AirSWIFT.