Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Cebu Pacific Offers Additional Flights for Butuan this Summer
The daily A320 service of Cebu Pacific, an airline business owned by the Gokongwei conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc will mount additional flights to Butuan to accommodate travellers during this summer period.
Beginning May 17, 2009 Cebu Pacific will add 4x weekly, with their A319 flights to Butuan on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The additional flight departs from Manila at 6:10 am and arrives in Butuan at 7:35 am. It departs from Butuan at 8:05 am and lands in Manila at 9:30 am.
In a statement released by CEB Vice President for Marketing and Product Ms. Candice Iyog she expressed confidence that they can sell additional seats with low fares and further stir domestic travel to Butuan destinations. She boasts their airline as the biggest carrier operating the most flights to Butuan.
The lowest ‘Go fare’ to Butuan starts from 688 one way. Fare is exclusive of applicable surcharges and government tax.
Increasing the flight frequencies for Butuan is a big push in improving the tourism industry in time for the month long Balangay Festival in May.