AirAsia Unveils New Network in the Southern Philippines with new flight to General Santos City

Tuna Festival by Constantine Agustin via Flickr CC

AirAsia expands its network in the Southern PH with General Santos

Manila, Philippines — If you are mulling to visit General Santos, the so-called “Tuna Capital of the Philippines,” here is good news for you. AirAsia has recently announced its newest destination in this beautiful destination in the Southern Philippines.

Guests can start flying from Clark and Cebu to General Santos Starting starting March 29 this year.

AirAsia Unveils New Network in the Southern Philippines with new flight to General Santos City
AirAsia Unveils New Network in the Southern Philippines with new flight to General Santos City

“We are pleased to announce our new domestic destination for the year, General Santos,” said Ricky Isla, the CEO of AirAsia Philippines. “Our General Santos flights will provide access to Mindanao, a beautiful region rich in culture and history.”

The CEO added that he is confident that the announcement of these new flights will be of big help to boost the local economy and tourism.

Initially, the company is dishing out all-in promo fares from Clark to General Santos from P1,090 if you are a BIG Loyalty Member and P1,157 if you are not yet a member.

Fresh Tuna at the General Santos Fishport Complex photo by Andy Maluche via Flickr CC
Fresh Tuna at the General Santos Fishport Complex photo by Andy Maluche via Flickr CC

Fares from Cebu to General Santos, in the meantime, is priced as low as P990 for members and P1,057 for non-members.

It is worth mentioning that it is easy and free to become a BIG member in order to enjoy the lowest possible fares from AirAsia. All you have to do is to head on over to airasia.com and click “BIG Log in / Sign up.”

Isla further added that the airline company is committed to boosting the domestic connectivity within the year.

“You can expect more exciting destinations to be announced later,” said Isla.

For those who are not that familiar with General Santos City, it is the southernmost city in the Philippines. It is good to note that the city is located outside the typhoon belt of the country.

On top of that, the city also touts a high export rate of different crops to various parts of the globe.

If you wish to know more about AirAsia’s latest news and promotions, follow the company on Twitter (AirAsia), Facebook (AirAsia), and Instagram (@AirAsiaFilipino).

Searching for the best hotels and affordable flights? Check out our complete list of affordable hotels and resorts via Agoda or you may also see available Airbnb properties in the city.

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Also read: Ultimate List Of The Best Hotels In General Santos City

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