AirSWIFT, the Philippines’ initial boutique airline, has kicked off a new route — Manila to Romblon!
For pretty some time, the only way to access Romblon is by sea. It became less difficult to get to when Romblon Airport (also acknowledged as Tugdan Airport or Tablas Airport) in the municipality of Alcantara opened and regular flights started out working to the province. Even so, the pandemic place a halt to its functions. The sea, after again, grew to become the only method of business passenger transportation offered.
Speedy forward to 24 September 2022: AirSWIFT experienced its inaugural flight! This will make touring involving Manila and Romblon significantly a lot quicker, easier, and much more hassle-free once more. No require to burn off quite a few several hours on a ferry. This cuts the journey to about an hour.
As of this writing, 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
- Routine: Tuesdays and Saturdays (2x a week)
Proper now, AirSWIFT has an introductory promo masking flights to Romblon. If you are traveling in advance of the yr ends, you can snag tickets for only P3,819, all-in. A lot more information in the picture underneath:
AirSWIFT has 4 types of airfare deals:
- Promo: This provides endless no cost rebooking and 7kg carry-on baggage. On the other hand, because it’s a promo, limited seats are readily available for this package deal.
- Standard: This allows rebooking 5x for absolutely free, but refunding and rerouting are not permitted. No check-in baggage allowance, but you have free of charge 7kg for have-on baggage.
- Price: This has 10kg look at-in baggage allowance on best of the 7kg have-on baggage. You can do rebooking 5X for totally free, but you cannot do rerouting.
- Quality: This has the similar benefits as the Price offer BUT with a test-in baggage allowance of 20kg as a substitute of just 10kg.
Note: When availing of the cost-free rebooking, you should retain in intellect that fare big difference could implement.
AirSWIFT employs the ATR 42-600, a turboprop regional airliner manufactured by the Franco-Italian plane producer ATR (Avions de Transportation Régional). It seats up to 50 travellers only, which indicates a lot less fuss and tension at the airport, even through look at-in and boarding.
For far more data about AirSWIFT and to examine out their flight routine and fares, go to www.air-swift.com.
Below are the major Romblon hotels and resorts on Agoda. Consider notice of the locale of these houses due to the fact the province is an archipelago and the qualities under are in many islands.
Published by: Asta Alvarez
Images by: Yosh Dimen
Disc: We were blessed and honored to be invited by the Department of Tourism (DOT) – MIMAROPA to celebrate the occasion with AirSWIFT and the individuals of Romblon. The party and succeeding tour was structured by AirSWIFT.