AirAsia PH records high bookings leading to May 9 elections

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LOW-COST carrier AirAsia Philippines saw high high domestic seat bookings coming into the second quarter of 2022 vis-a-vis the election season.

In a statement sent, the airline booked a total of 63,524 seats in the seven days leading to May 9, 2022 or the election day and 50,284 seats in the week that ensues.

“The demand for air transport is indeed increasing and AirAsia Philippines is keen on supporting this demand and the right of Filipinos to suffrage,” the airline said.

To encourage Filipinos to exercise their right to suffrage, AirAsia is rolling out the the Buy 1 Take 1 Para sa PILI-Pinaspromo effective until May 1.

Guests can fly in pairs for the price of one from and to Manila, Clark, Cebu, and any AirAsia domestic destination. The promo is complemented by low base fares, which start from as low as P188.

The booking period for AirAsia’s Buy 1 Take 1 Para sa PILI-Pinas promo is from April 25 to May 1, while the travel period is from April 25 to Sept. 30, 2022. Prior to this promo, AirAsia also launched its Fly Home to Vote promo which was also intended to stir voter mobility and turnout come election day.

“We at AirAsia are proud to take part in the voting journey of Filipinos. On May 9, we are bound to make a pivotal decision as a country as we seat the top leaders of our nation. We highly encourage every Filipino to exercise their right to vote. We hope that with the attainable fares, several promos, and stellar flight experience that we offer, we can encourage more Filipinos to shade and file their ballots,” said AirAsia Philippines spokesperson and head of communications and public affairs Steve Dailisan.

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