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    "Cheap" Airphil Express Fare to Batanes, Flight Schedule

    Tried online booking with Airphil Express flight to Batanes to find out how much is the ticket price of the supposedly newest budget airline to operate the Manila to Basco, Batanes route. Here is the airfare cost of a trial booking:

    Airphil Express Flight to Batanes

    Booking date: February 21, 2013
    Trial booking flight on May 17 to May 24, 2013:




    Trip Summary Modify Search
    Total:
    8630 PHP
    Price Summary:

    Fare view 6586 PHP
    Taxes view 1904 PHP
    Discount
    Fees view 140 PHP
    Ancillaries
    Seats

    Departing

    Express Fares
    Economy
    Flight: 2P84
    Depart: Manila (MNL)
    departure:
    05:15AM Fri. 05/17
    Fare Basis: X2P
    Arrive: Basco (Batanes) (BSO)
    arrival:
    07:00AM Fri. 05/17

    Arriving

    Express Fares
    Economy
    Flight: 2P85
    Depart: Basco (Batanes) (BSO)
    departure:
    07:25AM Fri. 05/24
    Fare Basis: K2P
    Arrive: Manila (MNL)
    arrival:
    09:05AM Fri. 05/24

    Passengers: 1

    Price Summary:

    Fare view 6586 PHP
    Taxes view 1904 PHP
    Discount
    Fees view 140 PHP
    Ancillaries
    Seats

    Total:
    8630 PHP

    With Airphil Express Fare to Batanes = PhP8630.00 is still nowhere near the ticket prices in other destinations, it still does not belong to the typical reach of budget travelers (except those big budgeted "budget travelers")

    with economies of scale and more passengers, this will go down as more passengers and tourists fly to Batanes but will have to upgrade the airport to accommodate bigger aircraft.

    For cheap airfare to Batanes, do follow them on facebook and/or twitter to get the latest Airphil Express Promo Fare announcements.

    Airphil Express Batanes Flight Schedule:

    Manila to Batanes (Flight Number 2P84): Monday/Friday 0500 HRS (arrive in Batanes at 0645HRS)
    Batanes to Manila (Flight Number 2P84): Monday/Friday 0725 HRS

    Flight duration/Travel Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes
    Baggage Allowance: 10 kgs (Airphil Express Excess Baggage fee applies in excess of 10 kg)

    Related Posts on Batanes:
    Batanes Accommodations
    Skypasada Flights to Batanes

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