'American Idol' finalists on their way to Manila

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 17 2012 05:18 PM | Updated as of Sep 18 2012 04:16 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The "American Idol" Season 11 top 10 finalists are now en route to the Philippines.

The "Idol" alums posted photos in their official Twitter accounts, as well as messages declaring how excited they are to perform before their Filipino fans.

American Idol finalist Colton Dixon tweets: "Business class to Manila. Awesome."

Heejun Han said: “OMG THIS IS GOING TO BE SO MUCH FUN #MANILA”

Deandre Brackensick, meanwhile, said: “On my way to the airport for the phillipines, really excited”

As for Phillip Phillips, he said: “Trying to get my mind ready for the Philippines! Haha loooonnggg flight.”

“Here we go! Getting ready to fly from Los Angeles to Manila, Philippines! 15 hour flight,” said Erika Van Pelt.

"Down the terminal went season 11 Idol alum, look out Philippines here we come," said Skylar Laine.

American Idol finalist Elise Testone tweets a photo of her along with Erika Van Pelt and Joshua Ledet before they took off for Manila.

The "American Idol" finalists will arrive in the country early Tuesday morning.

They are set to hold mall tours at Eastwood Mall, Glorietta, Venice Piazza and Alabang Town Center.

They will stage a concert at the Araneta Coliseum on September 21.