2 Chinese airlines launch direct flights to Cebu


Posted at Jan 29 2019 08:41 PM | Updated as of Jan 30 2019 02:20 AM

MANILA - Two new Chinese airlines are now using the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the facility's operator said Tuesday. 

GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. said China Southern Airlines and Juneyao Airlines have launched direct flights from Cebu to 2 destinations in China. 

China Southern Airlines started thrice weekly Cebu-Guangzhou direct route on January 22 using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, GMR said. 

Juneyao Airlines launched its Cebu-Shanghai Pudong flight on Thursday, January 24, with thrice weekly flights using an Airbus A320. 

The Mactan airport is connected to 32 domestic destinations and 20 international destinations.