Starting September 10, Airphil Express will fly thrice weekly to Jolo and four times weekly to Tawi-tawi. The inter island service will be serviced by its premier Bombardier aircraft, the Q400, known for its jet-like speed and fuel efficiency. Airphil Express flies is fast, fuel efficient Bombardier Q400 aircraft on the inter-island route. The market has responded well to the new offering, evident in the full capacity of the aircraft on its first flights today.
“We’re honored to have been appointed to serve the vibrant trade of Western Mindanao. Our first light alternating flights to Jolo and Tawi-tawi and quick turnaround time provides traders, commuters and tourists a more cost efficient and time saving means of transport.” said Ms. Maria Java, APX Vice President for Marketing and Media.
Introductory fares start at P703 one way to Jolo and Tawi-tawi. Cargo requirements can be arranged through Airphil Express agents located in downtown Zamboanga, Jolo and Tawi-tawi or at the airport ticket offices.
Zamboanga business will also see daily flights to Davao and Cebu starting September 10. With the highly anticipated delivery of its brand new Airbus A320 aircraft later in the month, Zamboanga hub operations will expand to offer direct daily jet routes to Manila as well.
“We are very focused on the Mindanao growth area. You can expect APX to offer more inter-city routes throughout the area in the coming months.” Java added.
APX will hold formal ribbon cutting ceremonies in Zamboanga on Tuesday September 14, 2010 at the airport departure terminal. Expected to be in attendance are local dignitaries and heads from APX, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines and partners.
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