MANILA, 18 February 2020 – In a jampacked conference room at the City Mayor’s Office of General Santos, AirAsia today announced its newest destination in the Southern Philippines, General Santos. Beginning 29 March, guests can fly to General Santos from Clark and Cebu.

AirAsia Philippines CEO Ricky Isla said, “We are pleased to announce our new domestic destination for the year, General Santos. Our General Santos flights will provide access to Mindanao, a beautiful region rich in culture and history. I am confident that AirAsia’s announcement of these new flights will contribute to local tourism and the economy.

Air Asia Philippines CEO Ricky Isla announces the good news to Gensan City Mayor Ronnel Rivera (to his right) and other agency heads

“We are committed to growing our domestic connectivity this year, and you can expect more exciting destinations to be announced later in 2020.”  

To celebrate it’s newest route, AirAsia is offering all-in promotional fares from Clark to General Santos from as low as P1,090 for BIG Loyalty Members and P1,157 for non-members, and fares from Cebu to General Santos from as low as P990 for members and P1,057 for non-members.

Gensan City Mayor Ronnel Rivera (center, in white) in photo with Air Asia Philippines CEO Ricky Isla beside him and other city heads, officials and agency partners

Enjoy the lowest possible fares by becoming a BIG member, which is easy and free. Simply visit and click “BIG Log in/Sign up”.

AirAsia guests are encouraged to check-in online at, via the AirAsia mobile app, or by using our self-service kiosks at airports. Travelers who wish to make changes to their bookings or purchase additional add-ons such as pre-booked Santan meals or luggage can do so via the My Bookings portal at

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