Cebu Pacific offers P99 fare to Japan

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 22 2014 02:17 PM | Updated as of Jan 22 2014 10:17 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Budget airline Cebu Pacific announced on Wednesday that it is offering promo fares to Japan for as low as P99.

The airline said the P99 seat sale will be offered from January 22 to 24, 2014 or until seats last.

Passengers can buy P99 seats between Manila and Osaka, for travel from March 15 to June 30, 2014.

Passengers of Manila-Nagoya flights can also avail of P99 seats, while passengers can book Manila-Tokyo (Narita) seats for P3,888.

Travel period for promo seats on these new routes is from March 30 to September 30, 2014.

Passengers can also avail of an ongoing select domestic seat sale, for travel from March 1 to June 30, 2014, to fly from Cagayan de Oro, Davao and Bacolod, among others, to Japan via Manila.

“Cebu Pacific started operating a thrice weekly Manila-Osaka service in 2008. This year, we will fly to Japan 18 times weekly, and offer fares that are up to 60% lower than other airlines. Savings can be even lower with seat sale fares,” said Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and distribution Candice Iyog.

After the seat sale, the lowest year-round fares to Osaka will start at P3,999, while fares to Nagoya and Tokyo (Narita) will start at P5,499.

“Japan has a significant tourist market that we can grow. In line with the Philippines’ tourism agenda, we look forward to boosting leisure and business travel between our two countries,” Iyog said.

Cebu Pacific will launch daily services to Tokyo (Narita) on March 30, 2014 using the airline’s brand-new Airbus A320 fleet.

The maiden flight will depart Manila at 5:25 a.m., arriving in Tokyo at 10:35 a.m. The return flight departs Tokyo at 11:45 a.m., and arrives in Manila at 3:45 p.m.

On the same day, Cebu Pacific will launch its Manila-Nagoya-Manila service, with a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday frequency. The maiden flight will departing Manila at 3:20 p.m. and arrive in Nagoya at 8:25pm.

The return flight will depart Nagoya at 9:10 p.m., and arrive in Manila at 12:10 a.m. the next day.