SEAIR resumes flights to El Nido and Taytay in Palawan

Southeast Asian Airlines (SEAIR), the country’s premier leisure airline, announced the reopening of its flights to El Nido and Taytay in Palawan on December 1, 2010. Flights to El Nido will be every Wednesday, Sunday, and Monday; while the airline will offer daily flights to Taytay.

Apulit Island Resort in Taytay Palawan
Apulit Island Resort in Taytay Palawan

El Nido is located in the northernmost tip of Palawan and is part of the El Nido-Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area, the largest marine sanctuary in the entire Philippines. This group of islands is a perfect destination for divers and snorkelers as well as beach and island-hoppers with over 30 dive sites and more than 50 beaches and hidden lagoons. Aside from its diverse fauna, El Nido also showcases a striking geological wonders: limestone cliffs that were carved extensively from thick layers of coralline deposits.

Taytay has a landscape composed of mountains, flatlands, and rolling hills, and is home to the awe-inspiring migratory birds Balinsasayaw or swiftlet, known for their edible nests. The municipality of Taytay is about four hours from the provincial capital of Palawan.

The flights are operated in partnership with Ten Knots Development Corporation, owner of the El Nido Resorts. The corporation has recently acquired full ownership of the island resort formerly known as Club Noah Isabelle in Taytay, Palawan. El Nido Resorts shall now operate and manage this property under a new name, Apulit Island Resorts.

Like its two sister resorts in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort boasts of its unspoiled location that showcases a wealth of wildlife and colorful tropical fishes and scenic landscapes. The resort has a total of 50 water cottages equipped with intercom, hot/cold shower, and bath amenities. Constructed in traditional Filipino architectural style, the cottages are built on stilts, perched above the sea with an unobstructed view of Palawan’s azure Taytay Bay, surrounding islands, and dramatic limestone cliffs.

SEAIR has been serving key tourist destinations since 1995, including Boracay, Basco (Batanes), Tablas (Romblon), Cebu and Clark. SEAIR also offers the most routes to and from Caticlan with flights from Caticlan to Manila, Clark and Cebu.

The airline offers the fastest flights to Boracay, has the longest history of uninterrupted service to Boracay direct via Caticlan, and is the only airline which takes passengers directly to Boracay via VIP transfers. It is the nation’s second longest airline and has flown almost 3 million passengers.

Tickets for El Nido and Taytay can be purchased now. For inquiries and reservations call (632) 8490100 or book online at For packages, call SEAIR Leisure Escape Packages at (632) 8437308. Join SEAIR Facebook Fan Page for updates on promos and new routes.


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