AirAsia Philippines has announced that addition of the Manila-Ho Chi Minh City route, commencing on 29 March 2020, becoming the airline’s 16th international destination from Manila.

The new route is expected to increase regional connectivity and provide passengers both business and leisure opportunities in Vietnam.

“We are pleased to announce our newest services to Ho Chi Minh City after being held over for eight months. As an Asian airline, we aim to increase regional connectivity and to provide more business and leisure opportunities in Vietnam to our AirAsia guests,” commented Ricky Isla, CEO of AirAsia Philippines.

The airline has also announced a new route from Clark, North Manila to Tagbilaran, South of Cebu and increasing multiple existing routes from Clark to Cebu in the summer of 2020. It is expected that this connectivity will aid the tourism in the area.

Isla added, “Our new route from Clark to Tagbilaran and increased flight frequencies to the 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.”