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AirAsia Zest opens Boracay Island Transfer Service in partnership with Southwest Tours (Boracay) Inc.

AirAsia Zest passengers bound for Boracay Island from Kalibo International Airport may now enjoy affordable, convenient and seamless connection through Island Transfer Service of AirAsia Zest in partnership with Southwest Tours (Boracay) Incorporated.  The new service provides exclusive land and ferry transfers for AirAsia Zest passengers arriving at Kalibo International Airport directly to their hotel without the hassles of long queues and irregular public transits.

AirAsia Zest opens Boracay Island Transfer Service
AirAsia Zest opens Boracay Island Transfer Service

Boracay Island Transfer Service is now available on board AirAsia Zest flights between Manila and Kalibo for only P520 one way, per person. Upon arrival to the airport, an air-conditioned bus will bring passengers to Caticlan Jettyport so they may embark on a ferry ride to the island where a vehicle is ready to bring them to their respective hotels located in stations one, two and three only. Additional charges, however, shall apply for hotels located outside these stations.

Joy Caneba, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AirAsia Zest said, “Planning a trip to Boracay via AirAsia Zest is now easier and enjoyable. As soon as our guests hop off from the comfort of our Airbus A320s at the airport they would be able to reach their hotel’s front door with ease via comfortable buses and modern fast crafts of our most trusted local one-stop transportation partner, Southwest Tours.”

Cedric Sazon, President of Southwest Tours (Boracay) Incorporated remarked, “Our partnership with AirAsia Zest is part of our continued effort to promote Boracay as a world-class destination, through the airline’s vast regional network, more and more tourists especially those from China, South Korea and Malaysia will now have an easy and hassle-free access to the island.”

AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline recently announced it will start direct flights connecting Kuala Lumpur to Kalibo, Philippines on 18th April 2014 with new 4x weekly route every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur – Kalibo (Commencing 18th April 2014):

RouteFlight NoETDETAFrequency
Kuala Lumpur– KaliboAK 6081040hrs1435hrsMon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Kalibo – Kuala LumpurAK 6091505hrs1850hrsMon, Wed, Fri, Sun

AirAsia Zest has the most number of flights to and from Kalibo International Airport, the gateway to Boracay, with flights from Manila, South Korea and China. The airline also serves domestic destinations of Puerto Princesa (Palawan), Cebu, Davao, Tacloban and Tagbilaran in the Philippines with international points in Asia including China and South Korea from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Manila and Cebu.

Find out more about AirAsia Zest’s exciting destinations and promo fare announcements via Facebook(facebook/airasiaphilippines) and Twitter (

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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