the past several years, the need for humanitarian aid has dramatically
increased on the back of major natural disasters, conflict or biohazards such
as the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. Aviation plays a critical role in the
fast and reliable movement of humanitarian assistance such as food and medical
supplies, especially when time is of the essence.
travel restrictions that came with the imposition of Community Quarantine
across Luzon and many other provinces across the Philippines, Cebu Pacific
(CEB) has continued to operate all-cargo flights to ensure that food, medicines
and vital supplies are transported from one island to another across the
archipelago. Throughout the quarantine period, Cebu Pacific has been in constant
coordination with the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and other government
agencies for cargo transport—especially those that are intended for humanitarian
far, CEB has operated almost 170 cargo flights between Manila, Bacolod, Cebu,
General Santos, Cagayan de Oro, Tacloban, Iloilo, Tuguegarao, and Davao using
its fleet of Airbus jets and ATR turbo-prop aircraft. It is the only carrier in
the Philippines with a dedicated ATR Freighter, capable of carrying as much as
seven tons of cargo in one uplift.
cargo services include airlift support for local governments, humanitarian and
aid organizations as well as other entities who are sending much-needed Personal
Protective Equipment and medical supplies to help health workers and front liners
in the provinces.
As of end-April
2020, CEB has carried 34 tons of humanitarian aid, amounting to P1.9 million. To
date, CEB has provided airlift support for humanitarian aid sent through Vice
President Leni Robredo’s Angat Buhay Program, the Department of Health,
the Philippine Red Cross, the Philippine Army and the TOWNS Foundation, among
inquiries regarding Cebu Pacific Cargo, please contact +63288027070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For organizations who need airlift support for PPEs, medicines and other
humanitarian aid, please email SocialResponsibility@cebupacificair.com.
Cebu Pacific helps out in COVID-19 response efforts by offering
all-cargo flights to transport medical equipment and goods to provinces.
Cebu Pacific has reserved its fleet of Airbus jets and ATR
turbo-prop aircraft for free use of organizations sending medical support and
PPEs across the country.
Almost four tons of humanitarian aid from Vice President Leni Robredo's Angat Buhay program has been carried by Cebu Pacific.
Cebu Pacific assists the Philippine Army in sending medical
supplies and equipment to support health workers in provinces.