AirAsia Zest begins campaign to aid typhoon Yolanda victims

airasia with loveTune Hotels joins hands to extend relief aid

Manila – AirAsia Zest, in collaboration with Tune Hotels, today officially starts, To Philippines With Love, a donation and relief drive aimed at helping typhoon devastated communities in central Philippines.

To Philippines With Love, involves free airlift of goods and transport for accredited rescue, humanitarian and medical workers. Donations are accepted at AirAsia Zest cargo office in Manila and will soon be extended to all AirAsia and AirAsia X regional network in ASEAN countries including China and Australia.

Photo from AirAsia Philippines Facebook page.
Photo from AirAsia Philippines Facebook page.

AirAsia Zest is freeing up cargo space on its domestic and international flights for delivery of relief goods. For those who are keen to help, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civic groups, aid and humanitarian agencies as well as members of the public, please send in your requests to [email protected].  Instructions on delivery and cargo requirements will be provided after evaluation of the request. For additional information, please call +632-851-1801 or 851-1803.

In the spirit of solidarity and to assist in much needed relief efforts, Tune Hotels will also be extending complimentary hotel accommodations to accredited aid workers and individuals Tune Hotels has six hotels in operation in the Philippines including three in Metro Manila – Quezon City, Makati and Ermita; Angeles, Pampanga; Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao; and Cebu City. Requests will be handled centrally via the AirAsia Zest operation centre.

AirAsia Zest has been operating humanitarian flights to Cebu and Kalibo since Saturday, 9 November, carrying uniformed policemen, relief goods, medical and rescue workers in coordination with various government agencies, local and international aid organizations and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs).

Learn more about AirAsia Zest aid campaign via facebook.com/AirAsiaPhilippines and twitter.com/AirAsiaPh.

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About AirAsia Zest:

Filipino Low Cost Carrier ZestAir has been rebranded as AirAsia Zest to reflect its partnership with AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia and voted as the World’s Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for five consecutive years from 2009 – 2013.

AirAsia Zest operates a fleet of 13 aircraft and currently servicing nine (9) domestic and four (4) international routes from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). It is by far the Philippine carrier with most flights to and from Kalibo which is the gateway to the popular resort island of Boracay. The airline is also set to expand operations out of Cebu, Philippines with daily direct flights from Mactan Cebu International Airport to Kuala Lumpur on December 1 and to domestic destinations of Davao, Puerto Princesa and Cagayan de Oro on November 15.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Jenny Bugarin-Tan
Communications
[email protected]
+63917.5016140

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