Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) recently announced that they will be offering direct flights from Manila to Tokyo (Narita) and Manila to Nagoya on March 30, 2014 which makes the airline the first Philippine low-cost carrier to offer direct flights between Manila and these two key Japanese cities.
Cebu Pacific Tokyo and Nagoya Flights
Cebu Pacific currently operates three times a week flights from Manila to Osaka. It is slated to more than double its flight frequency to Osaka when it begins flying daily Manila-Osaka-Manila routes on December 20, 2013.
Cebu Pacific will also launch daily services to Osaka utilizing the airline’s brand-new Airbus A320 fleet. To launch CEB’s newest international destinations, CEB holds an introductory P2,488 seat sale from Manila to Tokyo or Nagoya, from November 22 to 24, 2013 or until seats last. Travel period is from March 30 to September 30, 2014.
Quoted fares are exclusive of government taxes and fuel surcharges. After the seat sale, lowest year-round fares start at P5,499. CEB fares to Nagoya and Narita are up to 60 percent lower than other full-service airlines.
Aside from Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka, Cebu Pacific offers flights to 21 other international destinations, including Bali, Bangkok, Beijing, Brunei, Busan, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Incheon (Seoul), Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Phuket, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Taipei and Xiamen. It also operates the most extensive network in the Philippines with destinations such as Boracay, Palawan and Coron.
CEB’s 47-strong fleet is comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 27 Airbus A320, two Airbus A330 and eight ATR-72 500 aircraft. It is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2013 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 15 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo, and four Airbus A330 aircraft. (PNA)