The new Bohol Panglao International Airport (BPIA), is the green gateway to Panglao Island and mainland Bohol. It is less than an hour’s flight from Mactan-Cebu International Airport, which is also the gateway to Central Philippines for air travelers.
A brand-new AirAsia Airbus 320 was the first commercial plane to land at the new airport when it was inaugurated last November 27, 2018. It officially opened for commercial flights the following day, November 28, 2018.
Consequently, airlines have transferred their operations to BPIA from the decommissioned Tagbilaran City Airport. At present, only domestic-based airlines are providing flights within the country, excluding select Asian destinations.
Air Juan is a Filipino company with a corporate office at Bonifacio Global City. They started with an all-new multi-aircraft fleet in 2012. They offer chartered flights to choice destinations, with helicopters, landplane and seaplanes. Air Juan flies twice daily from BPIA to Mactan, Cebu.
This is a Filipino-owned regional boutique airline company. Formerly called Island Transvoyager, this company has a permit to operate domestic scheduled and non-scheduled air transportation services. Its parent company is the Ayala Capital Corporation and will offer flights from BPIA to El Nido, Palawan starting March 25, 2019.
Cebu Pacific Air
Cebu Pacific Air is the largest carrier in the Philippines. It offers low-cost services to more destinations within the country than any other airline. Cebu Pacific flies thrice daily between Manila and Bohol. It flies once daily to and from Cagayan de Oro and Davao. It has also scheduled flights between Clark and Bohol, starting December 15, 2018.
This is the flag carrier of the Philippines. It is the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia, still operating under its original name. Philippine Airlines flies daily from BPIA to Manila, Clark and Davao. It also offers flights to Seoul Incheon, Korea which will end on February 9, 2019.
Philippines Air Asia
Formerly known as Zest Airways, Inc., Philippines Air Asia is a low-cost airline based at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. The airline is an affiliate of AirAsia, a low-cost airline based in Malaysia. It offers flights to Manila, thrice daily and vice versa.
Royhle Air Way Charter
Royhle Air Way Charter Inc. is the number one charter service operating in Negros Oriental. It offers chartered flights for various customer needs such as leisure or sightseeing, travel, medical evacuation, and more. Royhle Air Way charters flights from BPIA to Dumaguete.
Travel time from the Tagbilaran City center to Panglao airport is approximately 40 minutes, but passengers are advised to allot at least an hour for this, in case of unforeseen incidents.
Passengers can check-in via the airlines’ website or their mobile app before flight departure time. You can print a boarding pass, or opt for a mobile boarding pass on your mobile device. For special travel requirements, ticket counter check-in is required. Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before their flights.
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