CEB offers P1 seats for Manila-Legaspi service

25 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s single largest airline to the ASEAN region offers P1 seats for its Manila-Legaspi service. The promotional seat sale run from April 26, 2008 to June 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 are positive that many will take advantage of this limited offer. We want the public to realize that it is now very affordable to travel by air. We encourage passengers who take bus rides to experience the convenience of flying. “

CEB is currently the biggest airline operating three daily flights to Legaspi.

With the promotional fare, the all-inclusive one-way ticket to Legaspi would cost P1,180 while an almost eleven-hour bus ride will cost nearly P800.

“We encourage the public to act fast and book for their trips early. Booking online is so easy and much more convenient. Passengers can visit www.cebupacificair.com to see the fare options in their desired travel dates,” Iyog concluded.

Now in its 13th year, CEB has the youngest fleet in the country. The airline flew 5.5 million passengers in 2007. CEB flies to 14, soon to be 16 international destinations, with the addition of Kaohsiung and Kota Kinabalu in the coming months. CEB also operates flights to 21 domestic destinations.





Cebu Pacific expands domestic operations; adds 23% to domestic capacity

23 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s leading domestic airline, will expand its domestic operations from its Manila hub, with additional flights, frequencies and capacity to seven major cities.

Starting April 3, 2008, CEB will increase its

  • Manila-Legaspi flights, from 10 times weekly to twice daily; effectively increasing capacity by 54%.
  • Manila-Dumaguete flights from 11 times weekly to twice daily.
  • Manila-Roxas and Manila-Cotabato flights from 4 to 5 times weekly.
  • Manila-Dipolog service from 3 to 4 times weekly.

CEB will also use its 179-seater A320 for its mid-day Tacloban and daily Butuan services, instead of the 150-seater A319 aircraft. This aircraft upgrade translates to an increased capacity of 6% for Tacloban and 19% for Butuan.

Candice Iyog, CEB VP for marketing and product, said, “Our rapid domestic expansion is part of our continued efforts to bring air travel closer to more Filipinos through our trademark low fares and increased accessibility.  With more flights and frequencies to these destinations, we hope to be able to further stimulate domestic tourism and trade.”

Now in its 12th year, CEB has the youngest fleet of aircraft in the Philippines. CEB flies to 12, soon to be 14 international destinations, with the addition of Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi in April.  CEB also operates flights to 21 domestic destinations with the addition of Boracay (Caticlan) beginning February 29, 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.





Cebu Pacific flies to Catarman and Virac; Starts Cebu-Legaspi service today

23 05 2009

Cebu Pacific (CEB) will start its Manila-Catarman, Manila-Virac, and Cebu-Legaspi services today, February 14, using its seventh brand new ATR 72-500 aircraft.

The new services will fly four times weekly, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The lowest year-round Go Lite fare is P1,188 all in.

Operating to new destinations from Manila, namely Catarman in Samar, Leyte and Virac in Catanduanes, Bicol, is part of the airline’s nation building efforts.

“CEB is continuously expanding its domestic network because we want to help boost development within the country by linking islands together through an affordable means of transportation,” said Candice Iyog, CEB VP for marketing and distribution. “Easier access to these areas can lead to more vibrant tourism and business activities.

“A faster, affordable and more convenient way to get to Samar and Catanduanes encourages people to go home to their provinces more often. Or maybe even bring their friends to visit their hometowns. CEB is all about giving people more choices.”  Iyog added.

CEB will also service a new route, Cebu – Legaspi. This increases the airline’s total number of weekly flights from Cebu, its second hub, to 412 from 406. Currently, CEB is the only airline that flies between Visayas and Bicol.

Iyog said that the best way to book CEB flights is via the airline’s website, www.cebupacifcair.com. “Booking online is quick and easy.”

CEB has flown 6.7 million passengers in 2008. It now has a fleet of 10 A319, 11 A320, and seven ATR 72-500 aircraft. The airline flies to 15 international cities and 29, soon to be 31 domestic destinations.





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.








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