CEB moves partial domestic operation to NAIA Terminal 3 today

31 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the low-fare airline business of the Gokongwei group, transfers part of its domestic operations to NAIA Terminal 3 today.

CEB will initially operate flights from Manila to Boracay (Caticlan), Laoag, Naga, San Jose (Mindoro), and Tuguegarao out of Terminal 3.

Other domestic flights will remain at the Manila Domestic Airport Terminal while all international flights will continue to operate at the NAIA Terminal 1.

Candice Iyog, CEB VP for marketing and product, said, “The new terminal will be able to accommodate our growing passenger base and more importantly, offer a better passenger experience.  We hope to the rest of our domestic operations to Terminal 3 after a few days.”

CEB is the single largest domestic airline in the country today and is the leading airline from the Philippines to the ASEAN region.

Iyog added, “Once we have completed the transfer of our domestic operations into Terminal 3, we intend to move our international operations as well. This will allow us to operate efficiently and give passengers availing of our domestic to international connections a hassle-free experience.”

CEB has the youngest aircraft fleet in the Philippines. It operates ten A319, eight A320, and two ATR 72-500.





Joint Statement of MIAA and Cebu Pacific

31 05 2009

Following a successful simulation yesterday, July 15, 2008, Manila International Airport Authority and Cebu Pacific announced today (July 16) that CEB will transfer part of its domestic operation to Terminal 3 starting on July 22.

“We will phase our transfer to NAIA Terminal 3 by initially transferring our ATR operations on July 22, to be followed by the balance of our domestic flights. International operations will also move to Terminal 3 later in 2008,” said Candice Iyog, CEB vice president.

CEB flights from Manila to: Boracay (Caticlan), Laoag, Naga, San Jose (Mindoro), and Tuguegarao will be the first to operate out of the new terminal starting July 22.

“As the country’s largest domestic carrier, we are very excited to be offering our guests a better airport terminal because this will definitely improve their flight experience.”  Iyog emphasized.

CEB at present uses the old domestic terminal for local flights and the NAIA Terminal 1 for its international operations.

“This very positive development is certainly something that has been long awaited not only by the airport authorities and Cebu Pacific, but by the traveling public most especially,” said Tirso Serrano, MIAA Assistant General Manager for Airport Development and Corporate Affairs. “The NAIA family comprised of MIAA and the other government agencies operating at the premier gateway are joining hands to make the initial operations at the new terminal safe, secure, convenient for all passengers and stakeholders.” Serrano added.





Cebu Pacific extends FREE fares to select international, to RP destinations

27 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s leading airline to the ASEAN region, is offering free fares from Manila to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Laoag, and San Jose (Mindoro).

CEB is also offering P499 one-way fares from Manila to Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Xiamen, and Kaohsiung – Taiwan.

The seat sale runs from May 30 to June 4, 2008 and is valid for the corresponding travel periods:

  • June 15 to August 31, 2008 for Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Xiamen, and Kaohsiung
  • July 18 to August 31, 2008 for Kota Kinabalu
  • June 1 to 30, 2008 for Laoag
  • July 1 to August 31, 2008 for San Jose (Mindoro).

Candice Iyog, CEB VP for Marketing and Product said, “We are very happy to offer these free and low fares to our passengers. We hope that many will take advantage of this limited opportunity to visit our neighboring countries and heritage sites in the Philippines.”

She added, “Passengers can easily avail of these fares by booking online via www.cebupacificair.com .”  Fares are exclusive of taxes and applicable surcharges and is likewise non-refundable.

CEB has a fleet of 10 A319, eight A320 and two ATR72-500 aircraft.  CEB flies to 14, soon to be 16, international destinations with the addition of Kaohsiung in June and Kota Kinabalu in July. It will also add Tuguegarao and Naga in June and San Jose, Mindoro in July to its domestic network.





CEB offers P1 seats for Cebu hub flights & Manila-Laoag

24 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s single largest domestic airline and biggest carrier to the ASEAN region offers P1 seats for Cebu-Bacolod, Cebu-Butuan, Cebu-Cagayan, and Manila-Laoag services.

The seat sale will run from February 28 to April 30, 2008, and is good for travel for the same period. Fare is non-refundable and exclusive of surcharges and government taxes.

Candice Iyog, CEB spokesperson said, “We hope that many will realize how affordable it is to travel by air with our trademark low fares. We encourage bus and ferry passengers, to avail of this limited opportunity and experience flying for the first time. “

Iyog explained that the all-in one-way fare, inclusive of taxes and surcharges, from Cebu to Butuan would cost a little over P960 while a ferry ride would cost around P660.

Similarly, a one-way Cebu-Cagayan ticket, inclusive of taxes and surcharges, would cost a little over P1,300 while a boat ride would cost approximately P1,000. The advantage of taking CEB’s Cebu-Bacolod flight is even more apparent with its one-way all-in ticket at P1,010 while a fourteen hour ferry ride via Iloilo would cost P1,400.

She added, “It’s so convenient to take a one-hour Manila-Laoag flight for P1,010 one-way, inclusive of taxes and surcharges, instead of taking a ten hour bus ride at P720. We hope many will see the advantages of this proposition.”

She concluded, “This offering is a concrete manifestation of our commitment to bring air travel closer to as many Filipinos and make each city accessible to the flying public. We hope that this will encourage more economic activity in the destinations we operate in, as well.”

For flight schedules and bookings, passengers can visit www.cebupacificair.com, or call its call center at (032) 230-8888, (02) 70-20-888 or its ticketing offices and accredited travel agencies.

Now in its 12th year, CEB flies to 12, soon to be 15 international destinations, with the addition of Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, and Kaohsiung. CEB also operates flights to 21 domestic destinations.





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.





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.








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