The airline was established on August 26, 1988, and started operations on March 8, 1996 by Republic Act No. 7151. It was subsequently acquired by JG Summit Holdings (owned by John Gokongwei). Domestic services commenced following market deregulation by the Philippine government. It temporarily ceased operations in February 1998 after being grounded by the government due to an accident, but resumed services later the next month following re-certification of its aircraft. It initially started with 24 domestic flights daily among Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and Davao City. In the 2000s, Cebu Pacific was granted rights to operate international flights to the region, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Guam. International flights were launched on November 22, 2001.
On May 28, 2008, Cebu Pacific was named as the world"s number one airline in terms of growth.
About the airline
Cebu Air, Inc., operating as Cebu Pacific Air, is based on the grounds of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila Terminal 3), Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Cebu Pacific Air is currently the country"s leading domestic carrier, serving the most domestic destinations with the largest number flights and routes, and equipped with the youngest fleet. Its main base is Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, with other hubs at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Zamboanga International Airport, Francisco Bangoy International Airport and Diosdado Macapagal International Airport.
The airline is a subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings, controlled by the Gokongwei family - one of the richest Chinese-Filipino families based in the Philippines. In October 2010, the airline completed an IPO of 30.4% of outstanding shares.
Cebu Pacific flies to 34 domestic destinations, and to 17 international destinations in 12 countries in East Asia and Southeast Asia, such as: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Taiwan, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, etc.
Cebu Pacific fleet consists of the following aircrafts: 10 Airbus A319-100, 19 Airbus A320-200 and 8 ATR 72-500.
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The cheapest flights offered by Cebu Pacific Air is for the route Flights from Cagayan de Oro to Bangkok, and the longest flight is on route Flights from Cagayan de Oro to Bangkok which takes 8h 30m.
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