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AirAsia launching Direct Flights to Taipei from Manila and Cebu

AirAsia launching Direct Flights to Taipei from Manila and Cebu

Once again, AirAsia has unveiled their new direct flights coming from Manila and Cebu flying to Taipei starting November 2016. Daily flights from Manila to Taipei will commence on November 21, 2016, while flights from Cebu to Taipei, on a three-times-a-week schedule, will start on November 25, 2016.

Direct Flights to Taipei from Manila
Direct Flights to Taipei from Manila

The AirAsia launch of this flight is just in perfect timing since theres a forecasted influx of tourists and travelers to Taipei as the latter announced an ease on visa policies for Filipinos.

Also Read: Travel Visa-free in Taiwan for Filipino Travelers: Here’s How

AirAsia also announced that they will add a daily flight from Manila to Kuala Lumpur starting October 30, 2016, on top of its two daily flight schedules. The company will also increase flight schedules from Cebu to Kuala Lumpur starting on October 29, 2016.

In celebration of the launch of these new direct flights from AirAsia, they are giving away promotional fares for as low as Php 888 for the Cebu-Taipei flight scheduled between the dates of November 25, 2016 to March 25, 2017 and Php 1,488 for Manila-Taipei flights booked between the dates of November 21, 2016 to March 25, 2017.

Direct Flights to Taipei from Manila and Cebu
Direct Flights to Taipei from Manila and Cebu

Daily Direct flight to Taipei schedules are as follows:

Flight Schedule for Manila (MNL) to Taipei (TPE)

Flight NumberFromToDepartureArrivalFrequency
Z2 128MNLTPE23:0501:10Daily
Z2 129   TPEMNL01:3503.45Daily

Flight Schedule for Cebu (CEB) to Taipei (TPE)

Flight NumberFromToDepartureArrivalFrequency
Z2 7124CEBTPE06:3509:25Wednesday
CEBTPE06:1009:05Friday and Sunday
Z2 7125TPECEB10:2013:10Wednesday

Taipei is a very promising city to visit and travel to. The country boasts of stunning tourist spots like Shilin Night Market, the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taroko Gorge and more. Its people are also known for their hospitality and well-preserved culture. With Taipei’s government opening their doors to Filipinos, surely, there would be a great and positive response from our fellow citizens.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Flights included in the recent promotions are open for booking starting on October 16, 2016. So, if you have not been to Taipei, this is your chance to visit and enjoy the country for the lowest price offered.  Make sure to visit their website and book your flight now.

Shilin Night Market
Shilin Night Market – Take Direct Flights to Taipei via AirAsia Philippines

Stay updated on Air Asia’s promotions and activities through their Twitter (@AirAsiaPH), Facebook (, Instagram (@AirAsiaPh), and Viber (@AirAsiaPh).

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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