Kalibo Aklan – the country’s flag carrier, Philippine Airlines landed its Airbus 320 from Manila to Boracay’s Caticlan Airport this morning. The airport officially opens its runways and welcome the A320’s arrival with water gun salute.
The newly expanded runway can now accommodate bigger aircraft such as A320 and Boeing 737 which will bring more passengers to Boracay Island. The airport’s terminal is also connected to a new Jetty Port allowing tourists to hop into the island without going out of the airport’s vicinity.
San Miguel Corporation, the firm who initiated the airport expansion said they are also planning to build a bridge that connects Boracay Island to mainland Aklan.