AirAsia announced today that they will relaunch flights to Ho Chi Minh City and add new service from Clark to Tagbilaran. Flights to Ho Chi Minh City will commence on March 29, 2020 marking AirAsia’s 16th international destination from Manila.
On Monday, AirAsia announced they will be relaunching service from manila to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on March 29, 2020. The new service will mark service to AirAsia’s 16th international destination from the Philippines capital. Additionally, the carrier is launching new service from Clark to Tagbilaran, to complement their existing Manila-Bohol service. In Monday’s announcement, AirAsia Philippines’ CEO, Ricky Isla said,
“We are pleased to announce our newest services to Ho Chi Minh City after being held over for eight months. As an Asean airline, we aim to increase regional connectivity and to provide more business and leisure opportunities to Vietnam to our AirAsia guests.”
Ho Chi Minh City was once called Saigon and the city served as the capital of the French protectorate of Cochinchina. Located in southern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is the business hub of Vietnam and a popular tourist destination. The city has a rich culture, history and architecture with French colonial buildings as well as modern skyscrapers. Ho Chi Minh City also offers a vibrant culinary scene with fresh local dishes as well as numerous historical attractions.
As previously mentioned, AirAsia also announced new service from Clark to Tagbilaran and will also increase frequencies on existing routes from Clark and Cebu for the summer season. Further speaking on the new Tagbilaran service, Mr. Isla added,
“Our new route from Clark to Tagbilaran and increased flight frequencies to top summer destinations in the Philippines are in support of the Department of Tourism towards stimulating domestic travel and encouraging everyone to explore our beautiful islands.”