AirAsia Eyes Restoration of Flights from the New Passenger Terminal Building of Clark International Airport (CRK)

AirAsia Philippines joins officials and industry partners in witnessing the inspection and dry run of the world-class passenger terminal building of the Clark International Airport (CRK) last Saturday, July 17.

The New Clark International Airport (CRK)

Dubbed as Asia’s next premier gateway for North and Central Luzon, the new terminal is expected to decongest passenger traffic at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) with its annual 8 million passenger capacity.

AirAsia Spokesperson Steve Dailisan with AirAsia CEO Ricky Isla

“AirAsia is one with the Filipino people in celebrating this milestone in infrastructure development. This will definitely boost our initiatives for a stronger rebound post pandemic,” AirAsia Philippines CEO Ricky Isla said. “Once travel restrictions ease and demand picks up soon, we are eyeing to strategically restore AirAsia’s Clark hub hopefully by Q4 of 2021,” he added.
AirAsia began its Philippines operations in Clark in March 2012, making it one of the carriers actively boosting connectivity, mobility in various local economies in North and Central Luzon. Pre pandemic, AirAsia Philippines flew to 10 domestic and 3 international destinations from Clark namely, Cagayan de Oro, Caticlan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Puerto Princesa, Tacloban, Incheon, Kaohsiung and Taipei. AirAsia’s efforts by going above and beyond the protection of its guests against COVID-19 have been globally recognized, with a perfect 7-star rating from Follow AirAsia on Twitter (@AirAsia) and Facebook ( for the latest updates, or contact our customer support team at

AirAsia believes developments in the new Clark International Airport such as the contactless baggage handling and passenger check-ins and check-outs would positively affect the traffic of passengers in the airport.  

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