Cebu Pacific launches 3 routes from Western Visayas


Posted at Oct 25 2012 04:50 PM | Updated as of Oct 26 2012 12:50 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Cebu Pacific Air has launched three new domestic routes from Western Visayas.
On Thursday, the Gokongwei-led budget airline launched direct thrice weekly flights from Bacolod to Cagayan de Oro, and direct four times weekly flights from Iloilo to General Santos.

Tomorrow (October 26), Cebu Pacific will also launch thrice weekly Iloilo to Puerto Princesa flights.
Both services from Iloilo will utilize an A319 aircraft, while the Bacolod-Cagayan de Oro service will utilize an ATR 72-500 aircraft.

"CEB launched a total of 10 domestic routes from August to October, greatly increasing connectivity within the Philippines and enabling even more Filipinos to travel by air. These three routes signify our commitment to increase accessibility to and from the Western Visayas region," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.

Iloilo will be designated as one of Cebu Pacific's operational hubs on November 8. The airline will launch direct flights from Iloilo to Hong Kong and Singapore on the same day, the first international flights out of the Iloilo airport.

CEB also launched direct Kalibo (Boracay) – Davao and Iloilo-Tacloban services last August and October, respectively.

The airline is holding seat sale on all bus and ferry domestic routes as low as P188, and all international destinations as low as P688. Sale period is from October 25 to 28, 2012, for travel from November 15, 2012 until March 31, 2013.