CEB adds frequencies; starts Cebu-General Santos for as low as P999 all-in

31 05 2009

Low-fare leader Cebu Pacific is adding frequencies to its services from Manila to Bacolod, Tacloban, Cotabato, and Dipolog.

The airline will also expand its route network from Cebu with the launch of its direct Cebu-General Santos (GenSan) service starting August 15, 2008.

CEB introduces the additional frequencies and announces its Cebu-GenSan operations with a seat sale which will run from July 24 to 29, 2008. This is valid for travel from August 15 to November 30, 2008.

One-way fares to Bacolod, Tacloban and Cebu-GenSan is at P999 ‘all-in’ while fares to Cotabato and Dipolog is at P1,499 ‘all-in’.

Candice Iyog, CEB spokesman said, “We will continue to expand our operations and offer the lowest ‘all-inclusive’ fares especially to new CEB routes that have not been previously exposed to our low fares.”

The three-times weekly Cebu-GenSan service will operate every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The flight departs from Cebu at 10:30am and arrives in GenSan at 11:30am. It leaves GenSan at 12:00nn and arrives back in Cebu at 1:10pm.

CEB’s Manila-Bacolod service will grow from 21 to 24 flights weekly while its Manila-Tacloban service will increase from 21 to 25 flights weekly. The carrier will also increase its operations to Cotabato from five-times weekly to daily while Manila-Dipolog will grow from four times to five times weekly.

Iyog added, “We encourage the public to book their flights via http://www.cebupacificair.com or call its reservations hotline (02) 7020888 or (032) 2308888 or contact their travel agent. Fares are so low and are even comparable to other modes of transport such as ferries and buses.”

Now in its 13th year, CEB has the youngest aircraft fleet in the Philippines. It has a fleet of ten A319s, eight A320s, and two ATR72-500 aircraft.





Cebu Pacific adds morning flights to GenSan, Butuan

30 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s leading domestic airline, will expand its existing daily mid-day service from Manila to General Santos and Butuan on July 11 and 12, 2008, respectively.

CEB will add a morning flight to its Manila-General Santos service every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, expanding the service to ten times weekly. This translates to a 42% increase in capacity for the Manila-General Santos route.

The additional flight will depart from Manila at 7:05am and will arrive in General Santos at 8:55am using CEB’s A320 aircraft. The return flight takes off at 9:25am and lands in Manila at 11:15am.

The budget airline will also increase its daily flights from Manila to Butuan to 11 times weekly, increasing the capacity by 57% for the service. The additional morning flight will depart every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday also using the A320 aircraft.

The flight leaves Manila at 7:35am and arrives in Butuan at 9:00am. The return flight departs at 9:30am and arrives in Manila at 10:55am.

Candice Iyog, CEB VP for marketing and product, said, “We hope that by adding morning flights to the existing daily mid-day schedule for these routes, we will be able to provide ease and convenience for both business and leisure travelers both to General Santos and Butuan. This will also mean that more low fare seats are going to be available for these routes.”

Now in its 13th year, CEB operates flights to 23, soon to be 24 domestic cities with the addition of San Jose (Mindoro) on July 1. It also flies to 15, soon to be 16 international destinations with the addition of Kota Kinabalu on July 18, 2008.





CebuPac offers P188 domestic; P1,488 international seat sale

23 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB) is offering a seat sale from all its hubs – Cebu, Clark, Davao and Manila – starting March 10 to 13, 2009, to keep travel affordable in these challenging times.

The promotional seat sale is valid for travel from April 1 to July 31, 2009.  Domestic fares are all-inclusive; Regional passengers need to pay travel taxes, except OFWs and foreigners staying in the Philippines for less than a year who are exempt. Promo fares are non-refundable.

Candice Iyog, CEB VP for marketing and distribution, said, “The current seat sale supports the focus on tourism to tide the country over the financial crisis. Cebu Pacific has always been keen in making travel more affordable for Filipinos.”

CEB is offering a P1,488 one-way ‘Go Lite’ fare for its Manila-Kota Kinabalu and Manila-Kaohsiung services. This is also extended to services from Clark to:

  • Bangkok;
  • Hong Kong;
  • Macau; and
  • Singapore.

The budget airline is also offering a one-way P1,388 ‘Go Lite’ all-in fare for its Manila to Cotabato and Butuan services.

From Cebu, the airline is offering a one-way P188 all-in ‘Go Lite’ fare to Bacolod, Butuan, Dumaguete and Surigao, and a one-way P488 all-in ‘Go Lite’ fare to:

  • Cotabato;
  • Dipolog;
  • GenSan;
  • Legaspi;
  • Ozamiz;
  • Puerto Princesa;
  • Siargao;
  • Tacloban; and
  • Zamboanga.

From Davao, the airline is selling a one-way P488 all-in ‘Go Lite’ fare to Iloilo and Zamboanga.

‘Go Lite’ fares are for passengers traveling with no check-in baggage.  Passengers with check-in bags just have to add P200 to the fare.

Passengers can book online at www.cebupacificair.com or call reservations at 70-20-888, or visit their nearest travel agents.

Now on its 14th year, CEB continues to have the youngest aircraft fleet in the Philippines, comprised of 11 Airbus A320, 10 Airbus A319, and seven ATR 72-500.





CEB increases domestic frequencies by 17%

23 05 2009

Adds flights to 11 Manila-hub services

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ leading domestic airline, will mount additional frequencies to 11 of its domestic routes despite the weak economic forecast for the country.

By March this year, just in time for summer, the airline will increase its frequency from Manila to:

  • Bacolod, to four times daily;
  • Butuan, to twice daily;
  • Cagayan de Oro, to five times daily;
  • Caticlan, to 10 times daily;
  • Cebu, to 11 times daily;
  • Davao, to six times daily;
  • Iloilo, to 31 times weekly;
  • GenSan, to 10 times weekly;
  • Legaspi, to thrice daily;
  • Tagbilaran, to thrice daily; and
  • Zamboanga, to twice daily.

This brings CEB’s weekly domestic flights from 1,074 to 1,252 .

Candice Iyog, CEB VP for marketing and distribution, said that the airline is expecting three more aircraft this January and February. “These brand new aircraft — two Airbus and one ATR-72 500 — will be utilized to expand our growing domestic network.”

Iyog added, “In spite of the economic downturn, we remain optimistic that we will be able to continue stimulating domestic travel because of the value proposition CEB offers to the traveling public.”

CEB carried a record breaking 683,204 passengers in December 2008, the highest in the airline’s history.  Prior to this, CEB carried the most number of passengers in May 2008 at 630,924.

CEB has also positioned itself as a viable transport alternative to buses and ferries.

“Aside from additional frequencies, Cebu Pacific will continue to offer its trademark low fares and new aircraft to its passengers,” Iyog added.

CEB currently services the most number of domestic routes, among all local carriers. Its additional aircraft will increase its fleet to 21 Airbus and seven ATR-72 500.





Cebu Pacific brings back P1 seats for all domestic destination

22 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s low fare leader and leading domestic carrier, offers P1 one-way seats for all of its domestic destinations. The seat sale will run from May 17 to 22, 2007, or until seats are sold out and is good for travel from July 15 to December 15, 2007.

CEB has allocated more than 40,000 seats for this P1 seat sale. The P1 one-way fare is exclusive of applicable taxes and surcharges.

“We’ve been getting a very warm response to our ongoing international seat sale and we feel that we should also invigorate domestic travel for this period. We hope that many will take advantage of the very low fare offering and travel no matter what the season may be,” Candice Iyog, VP for marketing and product announced.

“Iyog added that the best way to purchase sale tickets is thru CEB’s website (cebupacificair.com) where passengers can view the travel dates, flight schedules, and fare options available on each flight.

“We encourage the public to act fast and purchase their seats early because seats will surely sell-out fast,” Iyog emphasized.

Now in its 12th year, CEB operates the most domestic destinations, flights and routes and has the youngest fleet in the Philippines at just one year. CEB operates 14 brand new Airbus aircraft to its 20 domestic and soon to be 8 international destinations with the addition of Taipei beginning June 13, 2007.





Cebu Pacific brings back P1 seats for all domestic destinations

22 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ low fare leader and leading domestic airline offers P1 one-way seats for all of its domestic routes. The seat sale will run from April 16 to 22, 2007, or until seats are sold out, and is good for travel from June 16 to December 15, 2007.

CEB has allocated more than 50,000 seats for this P1 seat sale. The P1 one-way fare is exclusive of applicable taxes and surcharges.

“With the overwhelming response we received from our recent P1 seat sale, we are bringing back the domestic seat sale, to give those who were unable to avail of this earlier, another chance to get their seats. We hope that the public will take advantage of this seat sale to explore what our wonderful country has to offer,” Candice Iyog, VP for marketing and product announced.

Iyog said that the unimaginable P1 one-way seats will further boost domestic travel during the traditionally slow travel season. “With this offering, many people will be able to afford air travel as they visit relatives, friends and go around the different destinations in our country. CEB remains steadfast to its commitment to bringing air travel closer to more Filipinos.”

CEB continues to be a leader in dynamic pricing strategies, as it is able to provide the lowest fares for every destination it operates.

“The best way to grab P1 seats is via CEB’s website, http://www.cebupacificair.com. Getting the best deals is much more convenient online as passengers can view the travel dates, flight schedules, and fare options available on each flight,“ Iyog explained. She further added that the seat sale fare is non-refundable and is exclusive of government taxes and surcharges.

“As always, we would like to encourage everyone to act fast and book their seats early because seats will go fast,” Iyog emphasized.

Now in its 12th year, CEB operates the most domestic destinations, flights and routes and has the youngest fleet in the Philippines at just one year. CEB operates 14 brand new Airbus aircraft to its 20 domestic and soon to be 8 international destinations with the addition of Taipei beginning June 13, 2007.





Teaming Up for Excellence: Experience the Best in Travel with Cebu Pacific and Europcar

22 05 2009

Whether by air or by land, everyone can start looking forward to a journey that is virtually worry-free as the country’s pioneering domestic airline Cebu Pacific (CEB) teams up with leading European car rental firm Europcar.

Voted “The Best” in eight categories during the World Travel Awards 2006, Europcar will now be CEB’s official in-land transport service for self and chauffeur-driven vehicles for its domestic and international destinations.

“Cebu Pacific and Europcar share the same commitment to mobility and excellence. That is why we are very happy with this partnership. We know that this is another good way for us to show our passengers that we are dedicated to giving them the best in value-for-money service,” says CEB VP for Marketing and Product Candice Iyog.

For a smooth and relaxing travel experience, passengers can avail of Europcar’s transport services through CEB’s website, customer service and reservations hotline, travel agents, and walk-up booths at the airport. CEB flyers will also get a special discounted rate once they present their boarding passes at the Europcar booth.

Joint services of this new partnership will be available in Manila and Cebu’s domestic and international airports.

As part of Europcar’s service solutions in the reservations process, it will also develop a website which will offer complete online booking for both CEB and Europcar.

Stressing importance on each customer’s personal needs and priorities, CEB and Europcar give a high standard of quality service to travelers worldwide. As proof of this, Europcar has been “Europe’s Leading Car Hire Company” for the last four years and the “World’s Leading Leisure Car Rental Company” for the last three. It is represented in 170 countries with an average fleet of more than 220,000

Cebu Pacific, on the other hand, ensures a comfortable flying experience starting with its convenient online booking procedure through http://www.cebupacificair.com. Aside from this, Cebu Pacific operates an all-Airbus fleet for local and international routes, making it the youngest in the Philippines and one of the youngest in Asia.

Currently, the airline has the most number of domestic destinations, the most number of inter-island connections, and the highest number of flight frequencies to major cities like Cebu and Davao. CEB continues to expand with its new domestic routes in Dipolog, Laoag, General Santos, Legaspi, and its international destinations Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Incheon, Pusan and very soon Taipei.

For booking and inquiries, you may log on to http://www.cebupacificair.com or call reservations at 702-0888.








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