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AirAsia Philippines offers 20% discount for uniformed personnel

Budget carrier AirAsia Philippines on Wednesday announced it is offering a special 20% discount to uniformed personnel.

In a statement, AirAsia said the special promotion for the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is “in appreciation of the selfless service and dedication of the military personnel.”

The airline said military personnel may enjoy one-way fares for as low as P2,100, all in.

Those who are interested may get in touch with their respective Public Information Officers to avail of the promo code, AirAsia said.

Tickets are available for booking on or the airasia mobile app on December 4, 2020, December 11, 2020, December 18, 2020, and January 1, 2021, “for travel throughout the holiday beginning December 4, 2020 to June 30, 2021, with no peak dates.”

“We would like to express our deepest gratitude to those at the frontlines of combating the ongoing global pandemic. Despite the threats that go with their daily responsibilities, they continue to work tirelessly to keep everyone safe and healthy. It is a critical time, and yet they remain calm and continue to work hard despite tough conditions and demands,” AirAsia Philippines CEO Ricky Isla said.

“As the difficult year comes to an end, we wish to support and help our brave frontliners return to their loved ones especially during the upcoming holiday season. AirAsia would be honored to return our swift and safe service to them,” Isla said.

AirAsia, meanwhile, reminded travelers to expect enhanced safety measures throughout the entire journey, including pre-flight, in-flight, and during the arrival process.

“These include the mandatory wearing of face masks to be permitted to travel, amongst others. Guests are also advised to check and comply with measures implemented by local airport authorities for a smooth travel experience,” it said.

AirAsia said it is closely monitoring this situation and reserves the right to announce further policies according to the latest developments. — Ted Cordero/BM, GMA News