Cebu Pacific Launches Flights From Kuala Lumpur To Cebu
10 December 2012
Sepang, 10 Decemeber 2012 - The Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) expands its regional network with the launch of its direct twice weekly service from Kuala Lumpur to Cebu.
CEB starts its Tuesday, Saturday service from Cebu to Kuala Lumpur on December 8, 2012. The maiden flight will leave Cebu at 4:45pm, and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 8:10pm. The return flight will depart Cebu at 8:55pm, and will arrive at 12:20am the next day.
Lowest year-round fares for this route start at MYR 395.
CEB already operates approximately 25 weekly flights from Cebu to Seoul (Incheon), Pusan, Hong Kong and Singapore. On December 9, 2012, CEB will also launch twice weekly flights from Cebu to Bangkok.
"Cebu is internationally renowned for its colorful festivals, diverse marine life, pristine beaches and rich history. We are very happy to offer travelers from Malaysia even more opportunities to visit Cebu, especially with our trademark lowest fares and direct flights," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.
"We look forward to working with our tourism and travel partners for a fruitful direct linkage between Kuala Lumpur and Cebu," she added.
Sending off CEB's first passengers from Kuala Lumpur to Cebu are Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia His Excellency Jose Eduardo Malaya, and government and tourism partners.
Malaysia Airports' General Manager of Marketing Mohamed Sallauddin Mat Sah expressed his delight with the new service by Cebu Pacific, "Malaysia Airports is thankful to Cebu Pacific for introducing this new service to Kuala Lumpur and I am confident that this operation will meet with great success with the abundance of tourism opportinities between Malaysia and Philippines.Malaysia Airports wishes Cebu Pacific 'All The Best' and hopes that this new route will very soon become one of the many popular international routes that connects to the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur."
CEB also flies from Kuala Lumpur to Manila daily, and from Kota Kinabalu to Manila thrice weekly.
For bookings and inquiries, guests can go to www.cebupacificair.com, or call the reservation hotlines (02) 7020-888 or (032) 230-8888. The latest seat sales and promos can also be found on CEB's official Twitter and Facebook pages.
CEB currently operates 10 Airbus A319, 23 Airbus A320 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. Its fleet of 41 aircraft is the one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2012 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 18 more Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft orders. It is slated to begin long-haul services in the 3rd quarter of 2013.
Aside from Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu, CEB also offers flights to the following international destinations: Brunei, Cambodia (Siem Reap), China (Beijing), China (Guangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Xiamen), Hong Kong, Indonesia (Bali), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Osaka), Korea (Busan), Korea (Incheon), Macau, Singapore, Taiwan (Taipei), Thailand (Bangkok), Vietnam (Hanoi) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh).
About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB)
Cebu Air Inc. 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.