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>PRESS RELEASES / March 27, 2008

CEB increases capacity to Butuan and Tagbilaran

​Cebu Pacific (CEB), the airline business owned by the Gokongwei conglomerate, JG Summit Holdings Inc., will mount additional flights to Butuan and Tagbilaran this summer period.

At present, CEB flies a daily A320 service to Butuan and a twice daily A319 service to Tagbilaran.

Beginning May 17, 2008, CEB will add four times weekly, A319 flights to Butuan (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday). The additional flight departs from Manila at 06:10am and arrives in Butuan at 7:35am. It departs from Butuan at 8:05am and lands in Manila at 9:30am.

The airline will also mount an additional three times weekly (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday), A319 service to Tagbilaran. The flight leaves Manila at 6:30am and lands in Tagbilaran at 7:55am. Consequently, it departs for Manila at 8:25am and arrives at 9:40am.

“We are confident that we can sell the additional seats with our low fares and further stir domestic travel to these destinations. We are now the biggest carrier operating the most flights to Butuan and Tagbilaran.”  said Candice Iyog, CEB Vice President for Marketing and Product.

The lowest ‘Go’ fare to Butuan starts from P688 one-way and Tagbilaran starts from P288 one-way. Fare is exclusive of applicable surcharges and government tax.

For more information, visit CEB’s website at

Now in its 13th year, CEB continues to have the youngest fleet in the Philippines. CEB flies to 12, soon to be 15 international destinations, with the addition of Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, and Kaohsiung. CEB also operates flights to 21 domestic destinations.