The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) flew 41,615 passengers in its first year of Manila-Beijing-Manila operations.
The airline launched its longest international route on a thrice weekly flight schedule last September 5, 2010.
“CEB is proud to offer its trademark low fares to Beijing, encouraging travel and trade between Manila and China’s capital city. We attribute the good loads for our Beijing flights to increased promotions of Philippine destinations in China, and constant seat sales,” said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.
To further boost travel between Manila and Greater China, CEB offers a seat sale from September 27 to 29, 2011 or until seats last.
Passengers can buy seats from Manila to Beijing at CNY 228, Guangzhou and Shanghai for travel from November 1 to December 31, 2011. They can also buy CNY 138 seats for travel from January 1 to February 29, 2012.
CEB also offers CNY 78.02 or MOP 98 seats from Clark to Macau (for travel from October 1 to December 31, 2011), CNY 133.74 or MOP 168 seats from Manila to Macau (for travel from November 1 to December 31, 2011), and CNY 151.66 or TWD 688 seats from Manila to Taipei (for travel from January 1 to February 29, 2012).
“With the arrival of more brand-new aircraft in the last four months of 2011 until 2021, CEB will continue looking for more opportunities for expansion in Greater China. We believe that tourists from Greater China will continue to be interested in the many Philippine destinations we fly direct to such as Laoag, Cebu, Boracay and Palawan,” she added.
Iyog said passengers may also travel to select domestic destinations which are on sale.
For travel from November 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012, CNY 13.24 seats are available from Manila to Laoag, through www.cebupacificair.com or through travel agents on Amadeus.
Passengers can also buy seats as low as CNY 58.39 from Manila to Cagayan de Oro or Zamboanga, for the same travel period.
Meanwhile, for travel November 1-December 31, 2011, those going from Manila to Dumaguete or Roxas can avail of seats as low as CNY 88.49.
For more information, guests can go to www.cebupacificair.com, http://weibo.com/cebupacific or http://funtours.cebupacificair.com (for Fun Tours packages). Inquiries on group bookings can also be made to firstname.lastname@example.org .CEB currently operates 10 Airbus A319, 15 Airbus A320 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. By the end of 2011, CEB will be operating a fleet of 37 aircraft – with an average age of less than 3.5 years – one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2012 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 23 Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft orders, and 2 Airbus A320 aircraft on operating lease agreements.
Source = Cebu Pacific