Cebu Pacific (CEB), will start today regular operations from
the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA), its fourth hub after
Manila, Cebu and Davao.
Lance Y. Gokongwei, CEB president and CEO said, “The residents of Central and
Northern Luzon can now fly directly to Hong Kong, Macau, Bangkok, and Singapore,
without traveling all the way to Manila. More importantly, we are now making our
trademark low fares available to even more people in the country.”
He added that CEB’s operations will present new opportunities for the region
since DMIA is a strategic gateway for foreign and local investors.
Victor Jose I. Luciano, President and CEO of Clark International Airport
Corporation (CIAC) said, “The commencement of CEB’s international flight is a
testament to its strong entrepreneurial spirit as well as its faith in DMIA. CEB
is one of the largest local carriers which has grown by leaps and has become
known in Asia as the fastest growing airline. DMIA and CEB will create a synergy
that will benefit both companies leading to the developmental growth of the
CEB is the first Philippine carrier to offer regular international scheduled
services from Clark with flights to Hong Kong, Macau, Bangkok, and Singapore.
The airline also operates flights from DMIA to Cebu four-times weekly.
Candice Iyog, CEB vice president for marketing and distribution, said “CEB
offers the lowest fares and has the most number of flights, routes and
destinations among airlines using DMIA.”
Now in its 13th year, has the youngest fleet in the country with 10 Airbus
A319, nine Airbus A320 and four ATR 72-500 aircraft. It will fly to 27 domestic
destinations with the addition of Ozamiz, and Surigao this month and 15
international destinations, including Osaka, Japan.