SAN VICENTE, Palawan — Officials of Sunlight Air headed by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ryna Brito visited this tourist town recently to assess the viability of mounting tourist bubble flights.
During their visit last July 15 to 19, the Sunlight Air officials met with Mayor Amy Alvarez, tourism officials, private stakeholders other stakeholders and checked tourist spots and spent time to feel the island hopping experience.
After the four day visit, Brito announced that Sunlight will mount a regular twice-a-week tourist bubble flights starting on August 19 every Thursday and Sunday.
Brito said San Vicente “has so much potential and the only missing piece is an airline that is willing to work with the local resorts to promote the town as a major tourist destination.”
Ino Habana, General Manager of Lazuli Resort and organizer of the travel bubble expressed delight on the plan of Sunlight in its commitment to have regular flights to the town.
“We are all elated by the visit of Sunlight and their decision to commit to the San Vicente flights. This will be a major boost for the town,” Habana said.
“Shippers of fresh and live fish will greatly benefit from the flights” Jojo Parcon, a member of the association of fish suppliers, said.
Sunlight Air, a boutique airline, also flies regularly to Busuanga.