Cebu Pacific will be flying direct to Incheon (Seoul), South Korea from Kalibo, Aklan effective October 1, 2016.
Cebu Pacific’s daily flights between Kalibo and Incheon will utilize its 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft. The flight will depart Kalibo every day at 1:50am, and arrive in Incheon at 7:10am. The return flight will depart Incheon at 7:55am, and arrive in Kalibo at 11:15am on the same day.
Atty. JR Mantaring, CEB Vice President for Corporate Affairs said:
“Cebu Pacific gears toward bringing travellers for business and leisure to magnificent countries at the lowest fare in the market. The new Kalibo-Incheon route opens opportunities for passengers to explore must-see places in Incheon such as Wolmi-Do Island, Landing Memorial Hall and Jeondeungsa Temple, among others. We will remain committed to exploring more routes to cater to more passengers and to beef up economic, trade and tourism in this destination.”
Cebu Pacific also operates daily flights to Incheon from Manila and Cebu, and four times weekly to Busan from Manila. The airline recently announced that it flew over 10 million passengers from January to June this year, with South Korea as one of its largest short haul international markets.
The airline offers flights to 36 domestic and 30 international destinations, covering an extensive network that spans Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Its 57-strong fleet is comprised of seven Airbus A319, 36 Airbus A320, six Airbus A330, and eight ATR 72-500 aircraft. Between 2016 and 2021, CEB expects delivery of 32 Airbus A321neo, 2 Airbus A330, and 16 ATR 72-600 aircraft.