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>PRESS RELEASES / August 7, 2009

CEB boosts Leyte, Samar traffic with seat sale for as low as P588

Offers daily flights to Calbayog and Catarman

Low fare leader Cebu Pacific (CEB) announces a seat sale to Tacloban, Leyte and Calbayog and Catarman in Samar from August 8 to 11, 2009. Travel period is from September 1 to November 30, 2009.

CEB offers P788 ‘Go Lite’ seats for passengers bound for Tacloban, Calbayog and Catarman from Manila, while those coming from Cebu to Tacloban can avail of P588 ‘Go Lite’ seats.

Passengers with check-in baggage will just add P200 upon booking.

Starting August 16, Cebu Pacific will fly from Manila to Calbayog and Catarman daily, up from three times and four times weekly, respectively. The airline also flies thrice daily from Manila to Tacloban, and daily from Cebu to Tacloban.

“These routes have great market potential because of the local economy and tourism, and CEB is very committed in developing that,” said CEB VP for marketing and distribution Candice Iyog.

She added, “Now, with our flights, people from Biliran and Ormoc in Leyte, and Borongan and Catbalogan in Samar have more options when it comes to affordable and convenient air travel to Manila. Similarly, the natural beauty of Eastern Visayas is more accessible to people from Luzon.”

Iyog encouraged passengers to book their flights through, the reservations hotlines (02) 7020-888 and (032) 230-8888 or travel agents nearest them.

Cebu Pacific, Asia’s third largest low cost carrier, has the most extensive network in the Visayas, with 20 domestic and 4 international destinations flown from its Cebu hub. This includes direct services from Cebu to Roxas, Siargao, Ozamis, Dumaguete and Cotabato, all utilizing the youngest aircraft fleet in the country.