AirAsia Philippines returns strong in key international markets, resumes Bangkok and Bali flights

AirAsia Philippines is poised for a strong ASEAN rebound this Q3 2022 with the resumption of flights to Bangkok, Thailand; and Bali, Indonesia on July 17 – both key markets for the brand internationally. 

The world’s best low-cost airline is set to return to the “City of Smiles” via the Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand 2x weekly every Wednesday and Sunday beginning July 17. 

Meanwhile, AirAsia Philippines is also set to return to Bali, Indonesia starting on July 17 with its 2x weekly flights (every Friday and Sunday), via Denpasar/Ngurah Rai International Airport.

To celebrate the resumption of flights to Bali, AirAsia Philippines is offering huge discounts on tickets via the Island Getaways to Bali promo!  Guests can enjoy a one-way base fare of Php4,077 to Bali for bookings made from 4 to 24 July 2022 and travels until March 25, 2023.

AirAsia Philippines CEO Ricky Isla said, “Reopening our Bangkok and Bali routes is part of our aggressive route expansion strategy as we sustain the momentum to recovery. In terms of our pre-pandemic figures, Bangkok ranked 7th among the most visited destinations with Bali claiming the 10th spot out of the 32 AirAsia Philippines domestic and international routes.”

Pre-pandemic data shows that a total of 139,296 AirAsia Philippines guests or a total of 92% passenger load factor flew to Bangkok, Thailand in 2019.  90% passenger load or equivalent to 110,694 tourists meanwhile flew to Bali, Indonesia during the same period.

AirAsia Z2 287 leaves Manila via NAIA Terminal 3 at 5:35 p.m. and arrives in Bangkok at 8:05 p.m.  Its return flight Z2 288 leaves Bangkok at 8:35 p.m. and arrives at NAIA T3 at 1:05 a.m. the next day. 

Meanwhile, AirAsia Z2 231 departs NAIA Terminal 3 at 9:15 p.m. and arrives in Bali at 11:15 p.m.  Its return flight to Manila Z2 232 leaves Bali at 11:40 p.m. and arrives in Manila at 3:40 a.m. the following day.

Home to instagrammable white sand beaches, temples and other outdoor sceneries, Bangkok and Bali are among the most visited destinations of Filipino travelers.  In 2019, almost 500,000 Filipinos visited Thailand while 260,980 Filipinos also visited Indonesia. 

Travelers can book their flights from the Philippines to destinations across Indonesia, including Bali, Lombok, Pekanbaru, Surabaya, and other cities and holiday destinations via airasia Super App by clicking on the “Flights” icon.

To celebrate the resumption of flights in key AirAsia destinations, airasia Super App users can get PhP650 OFF on Bali and Lombok accommodations with a minimum spend of PhP1,800 by clicking on the “Hotels” icon on the airasia Super App. 

Duty-free items via airasia TravelMall 

Travelling is always more fun when you shop, especially for duty-free items, and airasia TravelMall is offering up to 50% OFF storewide on all duty-free items. Get the best duty-free deals by clicking on the “Travelmall” icon on the airasia Super App during the promotional period. Users can pre-book their duty-free items at least 48 hours before their scheduled departure flight and have them delivered to their seat in-flight.

Managing director of airasia Super App Philippines Ray Berja, said, “Travel is definitely picking up, and airasia Super App is making it more affordable and accessible for all. We have the best deals for everyone looking to travel to Bali and Lombok from flights, hotels, duty-free items, all in one app.”

For more information on updated flight details and travel requirements, please visit airasia flysafe page.