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Cebu Pacific posts 113% systemwide network recovery

Carmina Reyes Romero, head of Cebu Pacific’s Corporate Communications (Noel Tulabut)

Cebu Pacific has announced a systemwide network recovery of 113% as compared to pre-pandemic numbers. 

Carmina Reyes Romero, head of the airline’s Corporate Communications Department, shared the news during Cebu Pacific’s roundtable with media at the Quest Hotel in Clark on Wednesday. 

According to Romero, Cebu Pacific currently has 93 domestic and international routes that are capable of making an estimated 3,000 weekly flights or 400 average daily flights. 

Romero also shared the arrival on June 5 of the airline’s sixth aircraft for the year 2024 – a new ATR 72-600, one of the latest in twin-engine turboprop aircraft. 

The airline is also expecting 18 more aircraft deliveries this 2024 to address the increase in travel demand. 

However, Romero said some flights from the Clark International Airport had to be discontinued, including Bacolod, Davao, Iloilo and Puerto Princesa, due to some engine issues of some aircraft supplied by Pratt & Whitney. 

Despite this, Romero noted an increase in flights for Caticlan (Boracay), Cebu, and Hong Kong effective July. 

She said Caticlan (Boracay) weekly flights increased from 17 to 18; Cebu, 11 to 14; and Hong Kong, 15 to 17. Bangkok flights are steady at 7 flights, Narita at 4 and Singapore at 7 weekly flights.

New Flights

Cebu Pacific will now fly from Manila to Kaohsiung, Taiwan thrice a week – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Kaohsiung is the largest city in the southern regions of Taiwan and is the second destination by Cebu Pacific. 

Another new route is via Manila-Don Mueang-Bangkok that will also operate every Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning October 2, 2024. Cebu Pacific will also increase its routes with the upcoming Cebu-Masbate flights beginning October 25, 2024 that will operate every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.