Holds a PHP999 seat sale to the Philippines
Flying to the Philippines is not only more affordable than ever, but also more convenient, now that tickets aboard the country's largest airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) can be purchased through PayPal, a global leader in online payments. With PayPal, millions of travelers around the world will be able to pay for CEB air tickets to and from the Philippines in just a few clicks.
The Centre for Aviation's (CAPA) low-cost carrier of the year, CEB is the first carrier in the Philippines to offer PayPal as a payment option. PayPal has over 157 million PayPal customers in 203 markets around the world. This partnership will help improve the customer experience for international travelers, making it more convenient and secure for them to purchase CEB tickets online.
"From planning a trip to booking flights, travelers are doing more online than ever before. Together with CEB, PayPal wants to make it even easier and quicker for travelers to book and pay for their flights online. We are delighted to be working with Cebu Pacific Air to provide a seamless online booking experience for their customers and help expand their international sales." said Rahul Shinghal, Country Manager for PayPal Southeast Asia.
"CEB's partnership with PayPal expedites CEB's flight booking process for more global travelers. The addition of this seamless payment platform to our list of payment center options complements our efforts to boost inbound tourism from key markets such as the US and Europe. Now, it's all the more easier to book and fly to fun Philippines," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.
After selecting their flights at www.cebupacificair.com, passengers may choose PayPal at the payment page. To make payment, they will simply need to login to their PayPal account and confirm payment, without having to enter their credit card or financial information. CEB ticket itinerary will be finalized after a successful payment is made.
The airline currently offers PHP999 seats between the Philippines and 9 countries: Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam. PHP599 seats are also up for grabs for those traveling from Manila to some of the Philippines' popular tourist attractions: Boracay (Caticlan), Coron (Busuanga), Cebu and Palawan (Puerto Princesa). The seat sale is available until December 19, 2014 or until seats last, for travel from January 15 to March 31, 2015.
CEB flies between the Philippines and 28 international destinations: Australia (Sydney), Brunei, Cambodia (Siem Reap), China (Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xiamen), Hong Kong, Indonesia (Bali, Jakarta), Japan (Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Dammam, Riyadh), Korea (Busan, Seoul), Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia (Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur), Singapore, Taiwan (Taipei), Thailand (Bangkok, Phuket), United Arab Emirates (Dubai), and Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh).
It also operates the most extensive network in the Philippines, with over 60 domestic routes from six operational hubs. This allows for convenient inter-island connectivity, on the lowest fares possible. Destinations include world-renowned diving, surfing and beach spots such as Boracay, Cebu, Palawan and Siargao.
For bookings and information, guests can visit www.cebupacificair.com. The latest seat sales and details may also be found on @CebuPacificAir, the official Facebook and Twitter pages.
CEB's 52-strong fleet is comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 29 Airbus A320, 5 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR 72-500 aircraft. It is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2015 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 9 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo and 1 Airbus A330 aircraft.
About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE:CEB)
Cebu Air Inc. is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to more destinations and routes with higher flight frequency within the Philippines than any other airline.
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