Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ largest domestic
airline, starts its thrice weekly Manila-Calbayog service today, using its
seventh brand new ATR 72-500 aircraft.
The new service will fly every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. CEB’s
Manila-Calbayog flights are sold at ‘Go Lite’ seat sale fare of P488 all-in.
Sale neds on February 24. This is valid for travel from May 1 to December 31,
After the seat sale, the lowest all-inclusive ‘Go Lite’ fare starts from
P1,188 all in.
Operating to new cities like Calbayog is part of the airline’s nation
“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
“A faster, affordable and more convenient way to get to Samar 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 said that the best way to book CEB flights is via the airline’s website,
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 30, soon to be 31 domestic
destinations with the addition of Siargao on March 4, 2009.