01 April 2019 – The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), today launches a direct flight to its newest domestic destination, Marinduque. CEB is proud to be the only airline operating flights in and out of the Marinduque Airport through its subsidiary Cebgo.
The flights will be operated thrice weekly, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, out of the NAIA Terminal 4 (Manila Domestic Terminal) in Manila.
“Being the only carrier flying to and from Marinduque, we are very happy to enable the opening of more resorts, other businesses and other opportunities—prospering growth of the province. Now, more tourists will be able to fly direct to Marinduque to see and experience the island for themselves. At the same time, it will also be easier for residents to fly to Manila and travel to any onward destination, be it domestic or international, through CEB’s seamlessly connected network,” said Atty. JR Mantaring, Vice President for Corporate Affairs of Cebu Pacific.
Marinduque is well-known for the Moriones Festival held annually during Holy Week. Aside from this, pristine white sand beaches and islands also surround the province, leaving tons more beauty waiting to be discovered.
“The Department of Tourism will always be supportive of the development of the access to Marinduque. Establishing connectivity is very important for us to continue our goal of making sure we place Marinduque, and the rest of MIMAROPA, on tourists’ bucketlists,” said Mr. Danilo Intong, Regional Director of Region IV-B.
“We are positive that these direct flights will pave the way for our beloved province to be seen and discovered as a world-class eco-tourism destination. We look forward to continue working with Cebu Pacific and other stakeholders as we strive for progress in Marinduque,” said Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
Marinduque is the 37th domestic destination of Cebu Pacific. Aside from Marinduque, CEB also operates flights to other up-and-coming tourist destinations such as Tablas, Masbate, Siargao and Camiguin.
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.
The Cebu Pacific fleet is comprised of an Airbus A321NEO, 35 Airbus A320, seven (7) Airbus A321CEO, eight (8) Airbus A330, eight (8) ATR 72-500, and 12 ATR 72-600 aircraft. 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.
Cebu Pacific operates flights out of seven other strategically placed hubs in the Philippines: Manila, Clark, Kalibo, Iloilo, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan) and Davao. The combined CEB and Cebgo network covers a total of 37 domestic and 26 international destinations and over 100 routes spanning Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and USA.
For bookings and inquiries, guests can visit www.cebupacificair.com. The latest seat sales can be found on CEB’s official Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) and Facebook pages.