Cebu Pacific to mount flights to Tokyo, Nagoya
MANILA, Philippines- Budget carrier Cebu Pacific will start mounting flights from Manila to Tokyo (Narita) and to Nagoya, Japan, starting March next year.
In a statement on Friday, November 22, Cebu Pacific said it will start launching daily flights to Tokyo (Narita) on March 30, 2014, and 4 times weekly flights to Nagoya on the same date.
Cebu Pacific is the first Philippine low-cost carrier to mount direct flights between Manila and the 2 major cities in Japan.
The carrier will also start flying daily to Osaka starting December 20, doubling the flight frequency from the current thrice weekly flights from Manila to Osaka.
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Candice Iyog, Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and distribution, said the new flights are expected to increase the number of tourist arrivals from Japan. “With Cebu Pacific’s trademark lowest fares, travelers from Japan now have Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka as jump-off points when exploring the Philippines’ world-renowned beach and diving destinations,” Iyog said.
Cebu Pacific is offering discounted seat prices for Manila to Tokyo or Nagoya for P2,488 from November 22- 24, or until seats last. Travel period for the discounted seat prices will be from March 30 to September 2014. Cebu Pacific said the cost of the tickets excludes government and fuel surcharges.
Lowest year-round fares start at P5,499. These fares, according to Cebu Pacific, are 60% cheaper than other full-service airlines. – Cherrie Regalado/Rappler.com