MANILA -- Tigerair Taiwan said it would start flying between Cebu City and Taipei on Dec. 1.
Taiwan's only low-cost carrier said it would offer a 2-day seat sale for the new route starting Monday.
Tigerair will use the new Mactan-Cebu International Airport and will compete with the Philippines' largest carrier, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia in the Cebu-Taipei route.
"Tigerair Taiwan’s presence in Cebu shall give Filipinos more access to fun, affordable, and memorable flights to Taipei. We look forward to this development before the year ends,” said Tigerair Taiwan spokesperson Bernard Hsu.
Tigerair flight IT537 will depart Taipei for Cebu every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. The return flight, IT538, will depart Cebu every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and