Budget provider Cebu Pacific has in the present day (Wednesday, August 16) introduced new home and worldwide routes.
Cebu Pacific mentioned it should begin flying between Kalibo, the closest airport to Boracay Island, and Clark International, which can be set to obtain a new finances service to Singapore.
The Kalibo-Clark service will start on October 30 with flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The return Clark-Kalibo flights begin on October 31 and fly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Cebu Pacific subsidiary CebGo will begin Cagayan de Oro-Caticlan and Cagayan de Oro-Dumaguete routes on October 20.
CebGo may also launch its first worldwide service out of Zamboanga with flights to Sandakan, Malaysia, beginning on October 29 and operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
“Sandakan has had centuries of trade and cultural linkage with the southern Philippines, and we are especially proud to put in place infrastructure to further enhance these ties,” CebGo president and CEO Alexander Lao mentioned.
“Now, the previous 14-hour travel by sea is cut down to just a 40-minute plane ride,” he added.
Meanwhile, finances airline Jetstar Asia is launching a thrice-weekly Singapore service out of Clark International Airport in November.
Jetstar Asia CEO Bara Pasupathi mentioned this new route was the airline’s first services out of Clark.
“Low fares travel in the region is booming, and these additional services give another option for direct services to the Metro Manila Area,” he mentioned.
“Throughout the 12 months, we see fixed demand for journey between Singapore and Luzon. Providing this low-fare choice from Singapore signifies that the Filipino inhabitants in Singapore – and their relations – can now benefit from the choice of inexpensive journey on Asia’s greatest finances provider.
“The new Singapore-Clark service, which offers 56,000 extra seats per year, is Jetstar Asia’s support towards the Philippine Government’s agenda to ease congestion at NAIA.”
Clark airport CEO Alexander Cauguiran mentioned Jetstar Asia recognised the marketability of Clark airport and the growing variety of the airport’s native locations.
“This is great news and the Clark-Singapore flights will definitely boost our operations as we are looking at more travellers who may now choose Clark to fly Jetstar,” he mentioned.