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Cebu Pacific launches direct Manila-Shenzhen flights

Cebu Pacific launches direct Manila-Shenzhen flights

Hold onto your passport and itinerary! Manila-Shenzhen Flights will run on July 1st

Manila, Philippines — Good news, jetsetters! Philippine low-cost airline, Cebu Pacific launches direct flight from Manila to Shenzhen. Manila-Shenzhen Flights will run four times weekly every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, starting July 1, 2019.

Cebu Pacific launches direct Manila-Shenzhen flights
Cebu Pacific launches direct Manila-Shenzhen flights

Flying is made more convenient than ever! More Filipinos can now see the beauty of the fast-rising Chinese tourist destination and indulge all the good food, discover wonderful sights, and beautiful skyscrapers it has to offer. Shenzhen is the fifth Cebu Pacific destination in mainland China and is the airline’s 27th international destination.

Flights from Manila to Shenzhen China
Flights from Manila to Shenzhen China

What Makes Shenzhen Special

This bustling Shenzhen is located in Guangdong Province and is part of the thriving Pearl River Delta megalopolis. Among the many rail and road links in the region, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is the latest development that is making travel between three major cities more convenient for locals and foreigners alike.

When traveling to Shenzhen, most visitors kick off their itineraries with stops to the major places for shopping and eating.

Visit the Luohu Commercial City.

Shop ‘til you drop, guys! This five-story complex located at the side of the Shenzhen River is known to indulge your shopping desires as it offers almost everything – from electronics, toys, jewelry, craft, and fashion for everyone. It houses over 700 shops, so options are definitely aplenty.

But not just that! Foodies can also go on a gastronomic adventure in Shenzhen. Food tripping in the city will truly bring a smile to your wallet. Shenzhen’s diverse dining scene can almost rival with neighbor Hong Kong as one can find an authentic Chinese restaurant in every corner of the street, offering the best dim sum, stir-fry dishes, and noodles.

Also, if you want to go for a walk and away from the hustle and bustle of the city, check out the Lianhuashan Park, where you can rent paddle boats or just have a great view of the stunning cityscape.

Shenzhen Happy Coast
Shenzhen Happy Coast

Shop for Art

After shopping for pasalubongs and tech gadgets, why not take home a masterpiece at the Fen Village?! Became an artists’ hub in the 1980s, now there are over 5000-8000 artists, all of whom creates quality imitation painting for less than $40.

The Window of the World.

Not many are familiar, but Shenzhen is also home to various theme parks that make every families’ or barkadas’ visit more fun and worthwhile just like The Window of the World. It is one of the most recommended attractions in the city as it houses miniature replicas of world-famous places including Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Louvre Pyramid.

Tech City.

Techies, look forward to discover many tech hubs in Shenzhen. Dubbed as China’s Silicon Valley for tech hardware, expect to see headquarters for tech giants such as Huawei, BGI, BYD, and Tencent. More than this, Shenzhen is China’s first special economic zone and also serves as an important city for sourcing goods for those in trade.

PingAn Tower by Aaron Greenwood
PingAn Tower by Aaron Greenwood

The Vice President for Marketing and Distribution of Cebu Pacific shares, “We want to provide our travelers a viable option to reach some of the most crucial commercial centers in the world. Our new direct service between Manila and Shenzhen will enable faster movement of people and products providing increased mobility and access in some of the fastest-growing economies in the world.”

Currently, Cebu Pacific flies 23 times weekly between the Philippines and mainland China, with direct flights between Shanghai, Manila, and Cebu; as well as Manila and Beijing, Guangzhou and Xiamen.

CEB also flies 55 times weekly between Hong Kong and Manila, Cebu, Clark, and Iloilo and 20 times weekly between Macau and Manila, Clark and Cebu. The carrier also flies 14 times a week between Manila and Taipei.

About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB)

Cebu Air Inc., operating as Cebu Pacific, 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.

Together with subsidiary Cebgo, CEB flies to 37 domestic and 26 international destinations with over 107 routes spanning Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and the USA.

The Cebu Pacific fleet is comprised of two Airbus A321NEOs, seven A321CEOs, one A320NEO, 33 A320s, eight A330s, eight ATR 72-500, and 13 ATR 72-600s. The ATR aircraft are used by Cebgo for inter-island flights where jet operations are not possible. CEB boasts of one of the youngest fleets in the world, with an average fleet age of five (5) years.

For bookings and inquiries, guests can visit The latest seat sales can be found on CEB’s official Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) and Facebook pages.

Check out our complete list of recommended Hotels in Manila, Philippines via Agoda or you may also see available Airbnb properties in the city.

Also read: Cebu Pacific Implements Stricter Rules for Check-in Baggage Allowance

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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