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Cebu Pacific offers P899 ‘Go Lite’ seat sale to any Philippine destination

Cebu Pacific (CEB), one of the Philippine’s leading domestic carrier, is offering P899 ‘Go Lite’ seats to any domestic destination from Sept. 17-18, 2009, for travel from Oct. 1-31, 2009.

Passengers with check-in luggage just need to add P100 upon booking.

CEB has 50 routes in 32 domestic destinations, making it the airline with the most number of flights in the country.

The airline recently started flying to Cauayan (Isabela), Calbayog and Catarman in Samar and Virac, Catanduanes.

CEB also maintains its monopoly routes such as Cebu-Siargao, Cebu-Legazpi, Davao-Iloilo and Davao-Cagayan de Oro, among others.

“We expect more Filipinos to travel this October because of the semestral break and proximity of the travel period to All Saints and All Souls Day. This seat sale will allow travelers to bring their families and friends to new destinations, and to fly home more often — both of which are our goals as an airline company,” said CEB vice president for marketing and product Candice Iyog.

Passengers can avail of this seat sale through the recently launched CEB payment center facility. Read the full story

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Cebu Pacific turns back to Manila 10 minutes after taking off due to engine problem

A Cebu Pacific plane was forced to turn back to Manila Airport on Wednesday after the pilot reported an issue with the right engine in the ATR-72-500 propeller-plane.

Flight 5J 893 was carrying 53 passengers and four crew when it took off for Caticlan, Aklan on Wednesday morning from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Some ten minutes in to the flight, the pilot noticed the right engine’s indicator lights were showing that something was wrong, and so turned back and requested an emergency landing.

“He followed aviation procedures and prepared for emergency landing,” said Candice Iyog, Cebu Pacific Vice President Communications, in a local radio interview.

“The landing was normal. All 53 passengers were accommodated to the next flight. Suffice it to say, everything that happened was done on procedure and we were able to land safely.” Read the full story

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Cebu Pacific to move the entire domestic and international operations to NAIA Terminal 3

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ largest domestic carrier, will use the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) for both domestic and international flights starting on August 1, 2008.

CEB started its domestic ATR operations at NAIA-3 last July 22, 2008.

Lance Gokongwei, CEB President and CEO, said, “NAIA-3’s opening is a welcome development for us especially since we have outgrown both the domestic passenger terminal and NAIA-1. As the country’s fastest growing airline, we are very pleased to be offering our passengers a much improved airport facility.”

CEB expects to carry seven million passengers this year compared to almost 5.5 million passengers last year. In 1996, when CEB first started its operations, the total number of people flying within the country stood at 4.67 million, in 2007, this has more than doubled and now stands over 10.4 million passengers.

NAIA-3 exceeds the amenities provided by the Domestic Terminal such as: Read the full story

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Cebu Pacific adds frequencies and expands Cebu operations

Low-fare airline Cebu Pacific (CEB) is adding frequencies to its Manila to Bacolod, Tacloban, Cotabato, and Dipolog services.

CEB will also expand its route network from Cebu with the launch of its direct Cebu-General Santos (GenSan) service starting August 15, 2008.

The airline announces the additional frequencies and the Cebu-GenSan service opening with a seat sale which will run from July 24 to 29, 2008. This is valid for travel from August 15 to November 30, 2008.

One-way fares to Bacolod, Tacloban and Cebu-GenSan is at P999 ‘all-in’, while fares to Cotabato and Dipolog is at P1,499 ‘all-in’.

Candice Iyog, CEB spokesperson, said, “We will continue to expand our domestic operations and offer the lowest ‘all-inclusive’ fares especially to the new Cebu Pacific routes.”

The three-times weekly Cebu-GenSan service will operate every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The flight departs from Cebu at 10:30am and arrives in GenSan at 11:30am. It leaves GenSan at 12:00nn and arrives back in Cebu at 1:10pm. Read the full story

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