CEB Abandons Melbourne, Flies Sydney Instead

Opens Kuwait

17 June 2014

Cebu Pacific has changed its mind and has abandon Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne to fly direct to Syndey in Australia Beginning 9 September 2014.

In a press conference Monday,  Cebu Pacific president Lance Gokongwei said they will also introduce Kuwait in the Middle East starting 2 September and open up Saudi Arabia early next year.

Meanwhile, Cebu Pacific Vice president for long-haul operations Alex Reyes said the airline would fly 3 times a week to Kuwait, starting September 2, and 4 times a week to Sydney, starting September 9 using Airbus A330-300 for the new routes.


  1. Abandon Melbourne? Cebu Pacific didn't "abandon" Melbourne. It just chose to fly to Sydney first.

  2. Cebu Pacific from 10 DEC 14 will be adding 5th weekly rotation on Manila – Sydney route, with new flight operating on Wednesday