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Davao-Singapore inaugural flight of Cebu Pacific opens

The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) sent off its inaugural flight from Davao to Singapore today. This marks the beginning of the airline’s twice weekly service to its first international destination from Davao.

Philippine Airlines Cancels More Flights Due To APEC Meet

Philippine Airlines has cancelled additional flights in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers attending the forthcoming APEC Summit in Manila. The additional flight cancellations, which cover the period November 15 – 21, total 358 (78 international and 280 domestic flights).

Cebu Pacific eyes regional expansion

Cebu Pacific eyes regional expansion by Robert Stockdill Sent by Jil North Senior Inflight Media Manager – Smile – Cebu Pacific Air Inflight Magazine Cebu Pacific has reported a 21 per cent boost in international passenger numbers during the second quarter of 2011 as it continues to expand beyond a thriving domestic market. While the bulk of its business is still domestic – where it claims to have a 45 per cent market share by passenger numbers – the strongest growth is coming from international sectors as a steadily growing fleet allows it to expand its reach. In the latest quarter total traffic grew 14.8 per cent. Cebu Pacific (CEB) continues to post profits anchored on its successful low-cost model while its older rival Philippine Airlines struggles with an older fleet and a reliance on long-haul premium fare international routes to drive income. CEB’s largest hubs are Manila and Cebu, but it is now aggressively targeting a third hub, Davao, The Philippines’ second largest commercial centre. International growth was across the board during the last …

Cebu Pacific stays simple and scalable

Cebu Pacific Stays Simple and Scalable Source: written by Alexandra Wexler Sent by Jil North Senior Inflight Media Manager – Smile – Cebu Pacific Inflight Magazine Soaring competition in Asia’s low-cost airline industry is a sign that the model works, says Lance Gokongwei, chief executive of Philippines-based carrier Cebu Pacific. Résumé Education:B.S. in finance and B.S. in applied science from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania (1987) Career:Worked at various units of Cebu Pacific parent company JG Summit Holdings Inc., a conglomerate founded by his father. His current positions include president and chief operating officer of JG Summit. He is also president and chief executive officer of Cebu Air Inc. Extracurricular: Running and reading about history. Thai Airways, All Nippon Airways and Singapore Airlines have all announced plans for new low-cost carriers in recent months, while last week Australia’s Qantas Airways and Japan Airlines said they are planning a low–cost joint venture too. These new entrants will have to fight it out with the likes of Indonesia’s Lion …