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December 03, 2021


GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), together with Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), is delighted to announce the relaunching of AirSwift’s Cebu (CEB) to El Nido, Palawan (ENI) service today, December 3, 2021.

The twice-weekly Cebu-El Nido service will operate every Monday and Friday via AirSwift’s 72-seater ATR 72-600 aircraft. T6336 departs from El Nido, Palawan at 1:00 p.m., while return flight T6337 departs from Cebu at 3:10 p.m.

“We are pleased by the resumption of AirSwift’s Cebu-El Nido service. For us, it indicates that the recovery of travel and tourism in the Philippines, especially in smaller yet no less impressive destinations such as El Nido is well underway,” GMCAC President Louie Ferrer said.

“We at MCIA continue to promote safe and responsible tourism while helping to reinvigorate the local economies of Cebu and Palawan through the reopening of this route,” he continued.

“As we slowly reopen the economy through the resumption of domestic flights like the Cebu-El Nido services of AirSwift, we remind our passengers to continue observing the minimum public health standards to ensure the health and safety of everyone,” MCIAA General Manager Julius G. Neri, Jr. said.

AirSwift is the only boutique airline offering roundtrip flights to El Nido from Cebu, Manila, Clark, Caticlan, Coron, and Tagbilaran, bringing passengers to their dream vacation destinations since 2002.

Travel Permits Required for Tourist Safety

Fully-vaccinated tourists travelling to El Nido are required to get an approved S-Pass Travel Permit, which can be obtained by submitting a copy of their Department of Tourism (DOT)-accredited hotel booking confirmation, an accomplished VaxCert via or COVID-19 Vaccination card/certificate, and roundtrip tickets.

Meanwhile, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated tourists are required to present a negative RT-PCR swab test or saliva test result taken 72 hours prior to the time or arrival, a copy of their DOT-accredited hotel booking confirmation, and their roundtrip tickets.

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Aines Librodo, GMCAC Head for Airline Marketing and Tourism Development

Minette Angelie Maano, AirSwift Sales and Marketing Manager

Left to right: Philip Fajatin (GMCAC Aero-Commercial Manager), Inaki Ponio (GMCAC Airline Marketing & Tourism Development Manager), Nenette Castillon (GMCAC Head for T1 Terminal Operations), Michael Simbajon (GMCAC Head for Airport Operations Control Center), Aines Librodo (GMCAC Head for Airline Marketing & Tourism Development), Willie Tudio (AirSwift Cebu Station Manager), Minette Angelie Maano (AirSwift Sales and Marketing Manager), Jyca de Jesus (AirSwift Sales Executive)