AirAsia opens new Manila – Shenzhen route!

Well, it’s a great time to fly AirAsia and paint the skies red again — all the way to China!

AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier, is expanding further into China with the introduction of its latest direct flights between Manila and Shenzhen starting December 1, 2018.

AirAsia Manila - ShenZhen

AirAsia Philippines CEO Dexter Comendador said, “We are delighted to offer new and exciting places to visit this coming Christmas season. Travelers from Manila would be delighted to experience Shenzhen’s modern metropolis and marvel at the world’s largest electric bus fleet, massive malls, contemporary buildings and amusement parks.”

AirAsia Manila - ShenZhen
Philippines AirAsia CEO – Capt. Dexter Comendador

Shenzhen is located in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) metropolitan area and is one of the major economic hubs of China. Known as “China’s Silicon Valley”, this place is home to some of the top startup and tech businesses in the world including the headquarters of popular global companies such as Huawei, BYD and ZTE.

Manila – Shenzhen will be AirAsia’s second direct flight to the southern city that links Hong Kong to mainland China following the launch of Cebu – Shenzhen in April.

“China is an important market for us and we are looking to expand our network further and connect Filipino travelers to new and exciting business and leisure cities,” Comendador added.

To celebrate the announcement, AirAsia is offering all-in promo fares from as low as P1,990* one- way and now available for booking today until 28 October 2018 at and valid for travel between December 1 and March 30, 2019.

AirAsia will operate Manila-Shenzhen flight starting December 1, 2018 with the following schedule:

AirAsia Manila - Shenzhen schedule

Congratulations, AirAsia! I’m sure many folks just like myself can’t wait to travel to fly to Shenzhen and explore this newest destination.

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*Terms and conditions apply, all-in promo fares for BIG members only.

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