Saturday, July 14, 2012
CEB Removes Fuel Surcharge On Domestic Seat Sale, Cuts Fares
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific has slashed fares by up to 70% in an all domestic seat sale with zero fuel surcharges. This is from July 12 to 15, 2012 or until seats last, for travel from September 10 to December 15, 2012. Passengers can buy P500 all-in seats on flights from Manila to Luzon destinations, and from its extensive Cebu and Davao hubs. Seats on flights from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo; and from Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi are also up for grabs for the same P500 all-in fare. P600 all-in seats are also available from Manila to Visayas destinations, while P700 all-in seats are available from Manila to Mindanao destinations. CEB operates the most extensive network in the Philippines with 32 destinations and 54 routes. The airline recently announced it will launch Davao-Kalibo and Davao-Puerto Princesa flights on August 2, 2012. All-in domestic fares are inclusive of administration fee, aviation security fee, 12% VAT and 7 kilos hand carry baggage allowance, but exclusive of check-in baggage. Passengers will pay zero fuel surcharges for this seat sale. "CEB remains consistent in offering innovative seat sales and the lowest fares in all the routes it operates. This is just another opportunity for travelers to fly for the first time or more often, and plan trips with friends and families," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog. "This all-domestic all-in seat sale is up to 70% less than our lowest year-round all-in domestic fares. With its seat sales and low fares, CEB will continue to stimulate travel in the Philippines and Asia," she added. Discounted international seats to Hong Kong, Malaysia, China, Macau, Brunei, Vietnam, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia and Singapore are also up for grabs, for travel from September 1 to November 30, 2012. CEB currently operates 10 Airbus A319, 20 Airbus A320 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. Its fleet of 38 aircraft - with an average age of 3.6 years - is the largest aircraft fleet in the Philippines. Between 2012 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 22 more Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft orders. It is slated to begin long-haul services in the 3rd quarter of 2013. In its 16th year of operations, CEB had flown over 60 million passengers. It provides access to the most extensive network in the Philppines, with 32 domestic and 19 international destinations. The airline also remains a pioneer in the Philippine aviation industry by being the first to offer web check-in, self check-in, e-ticketing, and Lite Fares.