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>PRESS RELEASES / September 1, 2008

Cebu Pacific breaks record on highest domestic passengers carried last May 2008

Low-fare leader, Cebu Pacific (CEB), has set the record in carrying the most number of passengers in the history of Philippine domestic air travel for a single month.

Based on CAB data, the airline carried 512,081 passengers in May 2008. Prior to this record, Philippine Airlines flew 463,423 passengers in May 1997.

Candice Iyog, CEB vice president for marketing and distribution said, “We believe that the growing domestic air travel market can be attributed to the low year round and promotional fares we have offered to the public. CEB has been a catalyst in this growth and has made air travel an affordable option to many guests with fares that are comparable with other modes of transport including buses and ferries.“

She added, “We continue to make air travel convenient and make the Philippine islands more accessible as we operate new inter-island routes.”

CEB continues to be the largest domestic carrier in the Philippines. With the recent announcement of new flights from its Cebu hub and addition of its Manila-Busuanga service, it offers 1,006 local flights weekly and operates 39 routes to 27 domestic destinations.

Iyog concluded, “We hope to carry more passengers this year and passengers can expect a better airport experience with CEB operating both domestic and international flights from NAIA Terminal 3.”

Passengers may book their flights via, or call 70-20-888, or visit their nearest travel agent.

Now in its 13th year, CEB has the youngest aircraft fleet in the Philippines, comprised of 10 A319s, eight A320s, and two ATR72-500 aircraft.