5J Flies to Tawi-Tawi

Start Flights on October 14

Low cost carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) has announced that it will commenced daily flights from its Zamboanga hub to Tawi-Tawi on October 14, 2011, the airline said in a statement.

Tawi-Tawi is the airline’s 50th destination and 77th route. It is also the first route out of Zamboanga hub which will fly a daily service starting Oct. 14, initially utilizing the Airbus A319 aircraft.


Cebu Pacific will also start flying Cagayan de Oro - Iloilo route on the same date, on thrice a week service utilizing an Airbus A319 aircraft.

The destination would be CEB’s 78th route. It will be a Monday, Wednesday, Friday service starting Oct. 14. The airline flies to Manila, Cebu and Davao from Cagayan de Oro.

“CEB is proud to offer connectivity to Tawi-Tawi, given its religious and cultural diversity and potentials for trade and tourism. With our flights from Zamboanga, more Filipinos can experience the convenience and speed of air travel, on our trademark low fares,” said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.

CEB currently operates 10 Airbus A319, 15 Airbus A320 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. By the end of 2011, CEB will be operating a fleet of 37 aircraft – with an average age of less than 3.5 years – one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world.

Between 2012 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take an additional 23 Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft.

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