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>PRESS RELEASES / October 29, 2008

Cebu Pacific offers ZERO fare for Clark Hub and Manila-Osaka

​Permanently reduces year round fares to select domestic routes

Low-fare airline Cebu Pacific (CEB) is bringing back its trademark zero fare for its Manila-Osaka (Japan) service and flights from Clark to Bangkok, Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore.

The zero fare seat sale will run from October 29 to November 7, 2008 and is valid for travel from December 1, 2008 to January 31, 2009. Passengers will just pay for fuel and insurance surcharge that range from USD 45 to 110 per way.

Candice Iyog, CEB vice president for marketing and distribution, said, "We want to draw as many passengers from Central and Northern Luzon to experience traveling to our neighboring Asian countries this coming holiday Season. We also hope to be able to encourage foreign tourist to come and visit the wonderful attractions in Subic, Clark, Baguio, and the province of Ilocos.”

Iyog added, “The inclusion of Manila-Osaka in our seat sale will also allow our Filipino overseas workers in Japan to come home and spend their Christmas with their families and friends or Filipinos may visit their loved ones in Japan for a change.”

The airline also permanently reduced its lowest year round fares in select domestic routes starting today. CEB slashed its lowest one-way ‘Go Lite’ fares for Manila to Cotabato and Dipolog, from P2,388 to P1,688 all-in.

The one-way ‘Go Lite’ fare from Manila to Zamboanga was also lowered from P2,188 to P1,688. There was also a 36% ‘Go Lite’ fare reduction for the Manila-Roxas service, from P1,188 to P688.

One-way ‘Go Lite’ fares from Manila to Cebu and Iloilo were also reduced from P988 to P888 all-in while the Manila-Legaspi ‘Go Lite’ fare was cut from P888 to 788.

The Cebu-Diplog, Cebu-GenSan, Cebu-Ozamiz ‘Go Lite’ one-way fare now starts from P688, down from P988. The Cebu-Bacolod, Cebu-Surigao, and Cebu-Iloilo ‘Go Lite’ fare was marked down to P688.

The airline explained that the ‘Go Lite’ fares are availed by passengers with no check-in luggage. Passengers with check-in bags will just add P200 upon booking.

Iyog concluded, “We continue to offer the best travel deals to the traveling public. We encourage everyone to act fast and book their flights through”