AirSWIFT, the Philippines’ to start with boutique airline, has kicked off a new route — Manila to Romblon!
For quite some time, the only way to access Romblon is by sea. It turned less difficult to achieve when Romblon Airport (also recognized as Tugdan Airport or Tablas Airport) in the municipality of Alcantara opened and normal flights commenced operating to the province. However, the pandemic put a halt to its operations. The sea, the moment once again, turned the only manner of professional passenger transportation offered.
Fast forward to 24 September 2022: AirSWIFT had its inaugural flight! This will make touring amongst Manila and Romblon much quicker, easier, and more easy once again. No will need to burn off many hrs on a ferry. This cuts the journey to approximately an hour.
As of this composing, below 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)
Suitable now, AirSWIFT has an introductory promo covering flights to Romblon. If you are flying before the calendar year ends, you can snag tickets for only P3,819, all-in. More data in the image underneath:
AirSWIFT has 4 varieties of airfare deals:
- Promo: This provides endless no cost rebooking and 7kg have-on baggage. Having said that, since it is a promo, constrained seats are obtainable for this package.
- Simple: This will allow rebooking 5x for free of charge, but refunding and rerouting are not permitted. No check out-in baggage allowance, but you have free 7kg for carry-on baggage.
- Worth: This has 10kg examine-in baggage allowance on leading of the 7kg carry-on baggage. You can do rebooking 5X for cost-free, but you simply cannot do rerouting.
- Quality: This has the identical benefits as the Price bundle BUT with a test-in baggage allowance of 20kg as an alternative of just 10kg.
Take note: When availing of the free rebooking, you need to continue to keep in thoughts that fare distinction might use.
AirSWIFT takes advantage of the ATR 42-600, a turboprop regional airliner created by the Franco-Italian plane producer ATR (Avions de Transport Régional). It seats up to 50 passengers only, which suggests less fuss and pressure at the airport, even in the course of check-in and boarding.
For more info about AirSWIFT and to check out their flight plan and fares, go to www.air-swift.com.
Below are the prime Romblon inns and resorts on Agoda. Consider be aware of the place of these properties simply because the province is an archipelago and the properties beneath are in several islands.
Written by: Asta Alvarez
Images by: Yosh Dimen
Disc: We have been blessed and honored to be invited by the Division of Tourism (DOT) – MIMAROPA to celebrate the event with AirSWIFT and the persons of Romblon. The function and succeeding tour was organized by AirSWIFT.