AirSWIFT, the Philippines’ first boutique airline, has kicked off a brand new route — Manila to Romblon!
For fairly a while, the one strategy to attain Romblon is by sea. It turned simpler to succeed in when Romblon Airport (also referred to 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, turned the one mode of business passenger transportation accessible.
Quick ahead to 24 September 2022: AirSWIFT had its inaugural flight! This makes touring between Manila and Romblon a lot quicker, 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 per week)
Proper now, AirSWIFT has an introductory promo masking flights to Romblon. In case you’re flying earlier than the 12 months ends, you may snag tickets for less than P3,819, all-in. Extra information within the picture under:
AirSWIFT has 4 kinds of airfare packages:
- Promo: This presents limitless free rebooking and 7kg carry-on baggage. Nonetheless, because it’s a promo, restricted seats can be found for this package deal.
- Fundamental: This permits rebooking 5x free of charge, however refunding and rerouting are usually not permitted. No check-in baggage allowance, however you have got 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 package deal BUT with a check-in baggage allowance of 20kg as a substitute of simply 10kg.
NOTE: When availing of the free rebooking, you will need to take into account 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 inns 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 numerous islands.
Written by: Asta Alvarez
Pictures by: Yosh Dimen
Disc: We have been fortunate and honored to be invited by the Division of Tourism (DOT) – MIMAROPA to have fun the event with AirSWIFT and the folks of Romblon. The occasion and succeeding tour was organized by AirSWIFT.