23 Facts About Cebu Pacific


Cebu Pacific Air, Inc, operating as Cebu Pacific, is a Philippine low-cost airline based on the grounds of Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Metro Cebu, Philippines.

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Cebu Pacific is currently headed by Lance Gokongwei, presumptive heir of John Gokongwei, the chairman emeritus of JG Summit.

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In 2010, Cebu Pacific became the Philippines' largest airline based on number of passengers flown on domestic and international routes.

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In December 2006, after a month of operating the new direct flights, Cebu Pacific announced that it would increase flight frequency for its Cebu-Hong Kong-Cebu from four times to five times weekly and Cebu-Singapore-Cebu flights from four times to six weekly effective January 25,2007.

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The nations involved came to an agreement that Cebu Pacific would be only allowed to operate charter flights from Clark to the respective countries' airport.

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Cebu Pacific now operates routes from Clark to Cebu, Davao, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Tokyo.

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On November 12,2007, Cebu Pacific announced Davao's Francisco Bangoy International Airport as its fourth hub.

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Cebu Pacific announced that it would initially fly internationally from Davao City to Singapore, Hong Kong and fly one domestic flight to Iloilo.

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In late 2007, Cebu Pacific announced plans to launch non-stop flights to the United States West Coast, Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois by mid-2009.

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Cebu Pacific took delivery of its 16th brand-new, 179-seater Airbus A320 aircraft on March 20,2008.

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On May 28,2008, Cebu Pacific was named as the world's number one airline in terms of growth.

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On January 6,2011, Cebu Pacific flew its 50 millionth passenger, from Manila to Beijing.

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In June 2011, Cebu Pacific signed a memorandum of understanding for 30 Airbus A321neos includes nine leased that will help the airline's growth and development.

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Cebu Pacific is applying for rights for a daily service to Auckland, New Zealand.

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In June 2015, Cebu Pacific revealed its new logo that represents the colors of the Philippines and symbolizes as an evolution of a low-cost pioneer.

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On June 18,2019, during the 2019 Paris Air Show, Cebu Pacific signed a memorandum of understanding for 16 A330neos, 10 A321XLRs and 5 A320neos.

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In 2003, Cebu Pacific ordered for 15 A320s to replace the Boeing 757 and to become an all-Airbus customer.

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Until in 2007, Cebu Pacific adds additional orders up to seven A320s to expand domestic and international route networks.

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In 2017, Cebu Pacific was supposed to receive the first batch of A321neos but agreed to postpone the deliveries while problems of the Pratt and Whitney PW1100G-JM engines that was supposed to power the A321neo.

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At the 2019 Paris Air Show, Cebu Pacific announced that they were looking into ordering 16 Airbus A330neos to replace the Airbus A330ceos.

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Cebu Pacific was the only Philippines-based member airline of Northwest Airlines' WorldPerks award travel program.

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On May 16,2016, Cebu Pacific became a founding member of the world's largest low-cost carrier alliance, Value Alliance.

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Cebu Pacific is currently the only Philippine carrier which is a member of an airline alliance.

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