New Airphil Express and Tiger Airways Routes

Low-cost airlines Airphil Express and Tiger-SEAIR announces new service routes. These routes expand each airlines coverage in both domestic and international flights.
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Airphil Express Now Flies to Batanes and Sandakan

Batanes, considered to be one of the remotest provinces in the Philippines, can now be accessed easier than ever. Before, SEAIR flies from Manila to Basco, the capital of Batanes group of islands. But recently, it wasn't anymore in the list of Manila routes available in their website.The sole airline that flies to Batanes is SkyJet. As of today, they are still serving the Manila - Basco route. But Skyjet won't be alone anymore, because just a few days ago, Airphil Express announces their Manila - Basco route starting May 2013.

Another new route of Airphil Express is Zamboanga - Sandakan. Sandakan is the second largest city in Sabah, Malaysia. Because of its proximity to the the Philippines as well as the historical connection of Sabah to the Sulu Sultanate, there are many locals as well as foreigners going back and forth between it and Mindanao. Airphil's Zamboanga - Sandakan route will start April 22, 2012.

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SEAIR-Tiger Airways now Flies to Laoag

The rising star in low-cost airline business, the tandem of SEAIR and Tiger Airways announces their newest destination, Laoag. Laoag is the capital city of Ilocos Norte and the northernmost city of the Philippines. Old historical buildings and beautiful beaches are just some of the places to visit in Laoag. SEAIR-Tiger operation in this route will begin April 4, 2013.

About Airphil Express

Airphil Express is the low-cost arm of Philippine Airlines. Both companies are managed and controlled by San Miguel Corporation. Airphil Express flies to 31 domestic and 4 international destinations. Airphil Express is the second largest low-cost airline in the Philippines and third largest airline overall.

About SEAIR-Tiger Airways

Tiger Airways is a Singapore-based low-cost airline. It began its operation in the Philippines after it bought huge stake in South East Asian Airlines (SEAIR) in 2010.