Cebu Pacific Air and its wholly owned subsidiary Tiger Air Philippines carried 1.5 million passengers here and abroad in March 2015, which was an 11.7 percent increase compared to the same period in 2014.
“We look forward to serving more guests and stimulating travel in more markets this year. CEB has set its sights on Doha, Qatar, which we will launch on June 4,” CEB Vice President for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog said.
“We will continue to explore and add flight frequencies or seat capacity to popular destinations,” Iyog said.
In March, the Cebu Pacific Group operated approximately 2,800 weekly flights, utilizing a fleet of 55 aircraft, one of the most modern fleets in the world.
CEB launched direct Kalibo to Hong Kong and Cebu to Tokyo flights, while Tiger Air Philippines launched Manila to Legazpi and Cebu to Puerto Princesa flights.
CEB recently ramped up select Hong Kong and Singapore services from Manila, with additional seat capacity (from 180-seater Airbus A320 to 436-seater A330 aircraft).
To stimulate travel, the airline offered 50 percent off seat sale until May 3, 2015 or until seats last for travel from July 1, 2015 to March 15, 2016.
CEB said that this is available on any of its 34 domestic destinations, including inter-island flights such as Cebu to Tandag, Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi, and Davao to Bacolod.
The 50 percent off seat sale is also available on CEB’s international destinations, which includes Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Hanoi, Jakarta, Phuket, Brunei, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.
CEB’s 55-strong fleet is comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 31 Airbus A320, 6 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR 72-500 aircraft. Between 2015 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 7 more brand-new Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft.