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>PRESS RELEASES / July 16, 2008

Joint Statement of MIAA and Cebu Pacific

Following a successful simulation yesterday, July 15, 2008, Manila International Airport Authority and Cebu Pacific announced today (July 16) that CEB will transfer part of its domestic operation to Terminal 3 starting on July 22.

"We will phase our transfer to NAIA Terminal 3 by initially transferring our ATR operations on July 22, to be followed by the balance of our domestic flights. International operations will also move to Terminal 3 later in 2008," said Candice Iyog, CEB vice president.

CEB flights from Manila to: Boracay (Caticlan), Laoag, Naga, San Jose (Mindoro), and Tuguegarao will be the first to operate out of the new terminal starting July 22.

“As the country’s largest domestic carrier, we are very excited to be offering our guests a better airport terminal because this will definitely improve their flight experience.” Iyog emphasized.

CEB at present uses the old domestic terminal for local flights and the NAIA Terminal 1 for its international operations.

“This very positive development is certainly something that has been long awaited not only by the airport authorities and Cebu Pacific, but by the traveling public most especially," said Tirso Serrano, MIAA Assistant General Manager for Airport Development and Corporate Affairs. “The NAIA family comprised of MIAA and the other government agencies operating at the premier gateway are joining hands to make the initial operations at the new terminal safe, secure, convenient for all passengers and stakeholders.” Serrano added.