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Jun 5, 2014

Cebu Pacific increases A330 flights to Singapore, extends Taipei flights

Aviation Updates Philippines - According to airlineroute.net, Cebu Pacific Air will increase Airbus A330-300 flights to Singapore effective only in the first two weeks of June.

Cebu Pacific Air Airbus A330-343X RP-C3344
(PHOTO) Manuel Nierra II - Aviation Updates Philippines

Cebu Pacific flight 5J 805 departs Manila at 1:20 PM, arrives Singapore at 4:45 PM. The return flight, Cebu Pacific flight 5J 806 departs Singapore at 6:15 PM, arrives Manila at 9:40 PM. Flights will be operated by a 436-seat Airbus A330-343X.

Meanwhile, the airline will also extend Taipei operations that were scheduled to end on June 3. The two weekly Airbus A330-300 operations extend until July 21. 3rd weekly service on Day 5 from Manila, Day 6 from Taipei will be added from June 13.

5J310 MNL2210 – 0010+1TPE 320 x27
5J310 MNL2310 – 0110+1TPE 330 27

5J311 TPE0055 – 0305MNL 320 x13
5J311 TPE0335 – 0535MNL 330 13

Starting in the third quarter, Cebu Pacific plans to fly Australia as government permission was approved already. Flights to Australia would proceed even if the Southeast Asian market is oversupplied, which can generate losses. “Our philosophy has always been the same. We try to expand markets by offering lower fares,” Gokongwei said

In the fourth quarter, the airline will also fly to Saudi Arabia. Last October, the carrier launched its flights to Dubai flying 7 times a week. But, after a few months, the carrier decided to reduce flights to 5 times a week because of low passenger volume.

*Note: MNL stands for Manila while TPE stands for Taipei.

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