CEB begins Davao flights to Kalibo, Puerto Princesa

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 02 2012 02:40 PM | Updated as of Aug 02 2012 10:40 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Leading budget carrier Cebu Pacific on Thursday started its flights from Davao to Kalibo and Puerto Princesa.

"Starting today, two popular tourism destinations, Puerto Princesa and Boracay, will be within easy reach of Dabawenyos and vice versa. Providing accessibility across the Philippine islands continue to be one of Cebu Pacific’s top priorities, and is evident in the rest of the new routes we are launching later this year,” said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog, in a statement.

There are now four flights a week between Davao and Kalibo; and Davao and Puerto Princesa, using the Cebu Pacific's brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft fleet.

Kalibo is now Cebu Pacific's 6th hub, aside from Manila, Cebu, Clark, Davao and Iloilo. From Kalibo, CEB has thrice weekly flights to Hong Kong and 30 weekly flights to Manila, as well as chartered flights to Taipei and Incheon.

Cebu Pacific will launch the following flights in October: October 4 (Cebu-Coron, Tacloban-Legazpi), October 5 (Davao-Butuan, Davao-Dipolog, Tacloban-Iloilo), and October 20 (Cagayan de Oro – Zamboanga).

It will also launch the following flights from West Visayas: November 8 (Iloilo-Hong Kong, Iloilo-General Santos) and November 9 (Iloilo-Singapore, Iloilo-Puerto Princesa, Cagayan de Oro – Bacolod).