New Bohol Panglao International Airport
Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) will transfer its operations to the new Bohol Panglao International Airport effective Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The new airport, which has a capacity of up to two million passengers, will replace the existing Tagbilaran Airport, however, it will continue to use the existing IATA (International Air Transport Association) airport code “TAG.”
Cebu Pacific Flight 5J 619, from Manila, will the first flight to land at the new Bohol Panglao International Airport when it opens for commercial operations. The flight is scheduled to depart Manila at 5:55am and land at the new airport in Bohol at 7:30am on November 28. On the other hand, the return flight, 5J 620, bound for Manila, will be first to take-off from the new airport. That flight is estimated to depart Bohol at 8:00am, with an estimated time of arrival in Manila at 9:25am.
CEB has been mounting flights to and from Tagbilaran since 2004, flying close to three million passengers over the past 18 years. Cebu Pacific flies three times daily between Manila and Tagbilaran; as well as once a day to and from Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan) and Davao via subsidiary Cebgo. By December 15, 2018, CEB will commence its daily connection between Clark and Tagbilaran.
Cebu Pacific has maintained leadership in the domestic market with 37 destinations, 76 routes and over 2,130 weekly flights. CEB also flies to 26 international destinations, with over 32 routes spanning Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and USA.
About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB)
Cebu Air, operating as Cebu Pacific and subsidiary Cebgo, is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to more destinations and routes with higher flight frequency within the Philippines than any other airline.
CEB boasts of one of the youngest fleets in the world, with a total of 69 aircraft with an average age of five (5) years. The CEB fleet is comprised of 36 Airbus A320, six (6) Airbus A321 CEO (Current Engine Option), and eight (8) Airbus A330; while the Cebgo fleet is composed of eight ATR 72-500, and 11 ATR 72-600 aircraft. Between 2018 and 2022, CEB expects delivery of one (1) more A321 CEO, five (5) A320 NEO (New Engine Option), five (5) ATR 72-600, and 32 Airbus A321NEO aircraft.
Cebu Pacific has achieved full compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)—considered as the accreditation with the highest standards for safety in the airline industry, joining a roster of 429 airlines worldwide that have strictly complied with the most stringent of international standards governing aviation safety.
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