Cebu Pacific (CEB) will start daily flights from Manila to Tuguegarao and Naga on June 17 and 24 respectively, and to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on July 1, 2008 using brand new ATR 72-500 aircraft.
The P1 one-way fare seat sale runs from May 21 to 27, 2008 and is valid for travel until August 31, 2008. After the seat sale, the year-round Go fare for Manila-Tuguegarao starts at P288, while the Manila-Naga and Manila-San Jose routes start at P88. Fares are exclusive of surcharges and government tax.
Lance Y. Gokongwei, CEB president and chief executive officer, said, “We hope that the opening of these new routes will spur travel and business growth in these areas as we have done in other parts of the country where we currently operate. The new services will also increase convenience for tourists who can now enjoy the attractions offered in these areas.”
With these new addition to the airline’s network, CEB has the most domestic destinations than any other airline in the country.
The Manila-Tuguegarao flight departs at 5:55am and arrives in Tuguegarao at 7:05am. The return flight departs at 7:25am and lands in Manila at 8:35am.
The flight from Manila to Naga leaves at 1:15pm and arrives in Naga at 2:10pm. The return flight departs from Naga at 2:30pm and arrives in Manila at 3:25pm.
The Manila-San Jose flight departs at 4:00pm and arrives in San Jose at 4:50pm. The return flight takes off at 5:10pm and lands in Manila at 6:00pm.
“With our brand new ATR aircraft, we are now able to serve developing markets such as Tuguegarao, Naga and Mindoro. We expect to open more routes as soon as we take delivery of four more ATR aircraft this year,” Gokongwei said.
Gokongwei added that the best way to book flights is though www.cebupacificair.com.
CEB flew 5.5 million passengers in 2007. It has a fleet of ten A319s, eight A320s, and two ATR 72-500 aircraft. The airline flies to 14, soon to be 16 international destinations with the addition of Kaohsiung in June and Kota Kinabalu on July. It will also fly to 24 domestic destinations with the addition of these new routes in the coming months.