CebuPac flies third A330 to Cebu, Davao

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Saturday, March 8, 2014


THE country's leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific took delivery of its 3rd brandnew Airbus A330 aircraft last February 21, and is being utilized on one flight between Manila and Cebu and two flights between Manila and Davao starting February 25 until June 14, 2014.

The newly delivered 436-seater aircraft has increased seat capacity to these two destinations during this period.

"We (want) to serve Cebu and Davao guests on our newest A330 aircraft, and offering A330 travel products such as CEB Air Wi-Fi. These additional seats are just in time for the Philippine summer season, so we encourage guests to book their flights in advance for the most travel savings," said CEB vice president for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.

From February 25 to June 14, 2014, CEB is utilizing its A330 aircraft on a daily Manila-Cebu-Manila flight (5J 8563/8564), departing Manila at 6:10 a.m. and departing Cebu at 8:40 a.m.

For the same period, CEB is also utilizing the same aircraft in two daily Manila-Davao-Manila flights. 5J 8975/8968 will depart Manila at 11:10 a.m. and leave Davao at 2:25 p.m. On the other hand, 5J8973/8974 will depart Manila at 5:40 p.m. and leave Davao at 8:55 p.m.

Only available on Airbus A330 flights, CEB Air Wi-Fi data plans range from 50MB to 100MB. CEB's other brand-new A330 aircraft are also utilized on flights to Dubai, Seoul (Incheon) and Singapore.

"Our 3rd brand-new Airbus A330 aircraft from Toulouse, France not only increases the number of seats available to Cebu and Davao, but also features Airbus’ fuel-saving technology that allows us to keep our fares low," Iyog said.

Meanwhile, CEB further strengthens its domestic network with additional daily frequencies from Manila to Bacolod, Puerto Princesa and Zamboanga, and additional thrice weekly frequencies from Manila to General Santos. This is also from February 25 to June 14, 2014, utilizing CEB's A320 family aircraft fleet.

For bookings and inquiries, guests can go to www.cebupacificair.com, or call the reservation hotlines (02)7020-888 or (032)230-8888. The latest seat sales can also be found on CEB's official Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) and Facebook pages.

Those still booking flights may also sign up to be a CEB Club member through the Cebu Pacific website, for seat sale alerts, easy management of flights and travel funds, and a faster booking process.

CEB's 50-strong fleet is comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 29 Airbus A320, 3 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. It is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2014 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 13 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo, and 3 Airbus A330 aircraft. (PR)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 09, 2014.

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