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CEB adds flights to key int’l destinations for holiday peak

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The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), adds frequencies and seats to key international destinations for the upcoming holiday peak travel period.

Beginning select dates in November and December*, CEB will add twice weekly flights for the following popular Southeast Asian routes: Manila-Bangkok (total of 14 times weekly), Manila-Hanoi (total of 5 times weekly), and Manila-Kuala Lumpur (total of 13 times weekly). The carrier will also mount one additional flight per week between Manila and Bali (Denpasar) for a total of three times weekly flights.

Meanwhile, CEB will upgrade select flights between Manila and Hong Kong, Taipei, and Tokyo (Narita) from Airbus A320 to A330 aircraft to accommodate additional passenger traffic starting December 20, 2016. This translates to 256 more seats per flight, or over 18,300 total seats per week between these destinations.

“By mounting additional flights and seats, we hope to encourage everyJuan to make the most out of their holidays by exploring their dream destinations with family and friends. Guests can save on air fares by booking flights early via the official CEB website or mobile app, where we post promo updates,” says Atty. JR Mantaring, CEB Vice President for Corporate Affairs.

CEB currently offers flights to 36 domestic and 30 international destinations, covering an extensive network that spans Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Its 57-strong fleet is comprised of six Airbus A319, 36 Airbus A320, six Airbus A330, eight ATR 72-500, and one ATR 72-600 aircraft. Between 2016 and 2021, CEB expects delivery of 32 Airbus A321neo, two Airbus A330, and 15 ATR 72-600 aircraft.

For bookings and inquiries, guests can visit www.cebupacificair.com or call the reservation hotlines (+632)7020-888 or (+6332)230-8888. The latest seat sales can be found on CEB’s official Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) and Facebook pages.

Guests may also download the Cebu Pacific official mobile app on the App Store and Google Play.

*CEB’s Additional Frequencies

Route Before Now Day of Additional Frequency Effective Date
Manila – Bali (Denpasar) 2x weekly 3x weekly THU Dec. 1, 2016
Manila – Bangkok 12x weekly 14x weekly WED & FRI Nov. 30, 2016
Manila – Hanoi 3x weekly 5x weekly WED Nov. 30, 2016
SUN Dec. 25, 2016
Manila – Kuala Lumpur 11x weekly 13x weekly THU & SUN Nov. 27, 2016