Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ national flag carrier, has announced special commercial flights from Dubai to Manila this August, as well as additional flights to other key Asian destinations as it rebuilds international operations.
The Bayanihan (flights or special commercial flights from Dubai to Manilaare scheduled on August 11 and 18, or two consecutive Wednesdays of the month in response to the government’s call for assistance to repatriate overseas Filipinos in the Middle East while the travel ban remains in effect.
Other reinstated flights include flights to Singapore, Seoul, South Korea, Tokyo (Narita), Hongkong, Nagoya, Osaka (Kansai) and Taipei.
“We remain cautiously optimistic as we gradually rebuild our international network,” said Candice Iyog, Vice President for Marketing and Customer Experience of Cebu Pacific. “We recognize the need for non-leisure travel to these routes and we assure everyone that we are committed to keep prioritizing safety as we restore trust and confidence in air travel.”
Travel regulations issued by the governments of the Philippines, the UAE, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan will be implemented.
CEB has been rated 7/7 stars by airlineratings.com for its Covid-19 compliance as it continues to implement a multi-layered approach to safety, in accordance with global aviation standards. These include daily extensive cleaning and disinfection protocols for all aircraft and facilities, antigen testing before duty for all front liners and crew members, and contactless flight procedures. Aircraft are equipped with hospital grade HEPA air filters, keeping viruses at bay.