Puts 500,000 seats on sale with 500,000 CEB Facebook Fan Page milestone
The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) holds a 50% off system-wide seat sale from February 7 to 9, 2012 or until seats last, in honor of its 500,000 Facebook fans. This is for travel from March 1 to May 31, 2012.
CEB first posted on its official Facebook Fan Page (www.facebook.com/cebupacificair) last February 1, 2012 that a surprise awaits its passengers once its page acquires 500,000 fans. It also held a 500,000th mark Facebook contest where 5 lucky winners each won 1 round-trip GCs to any domestic destination.
“The 500,000 mark was hit last February 5, 2012, at 9:57am. We encourage everyone to like CEB’s Facebook Fan Page to be among the first to find out about CEB’s trademark seat sales, and join CEB’s Facebook contests, raffles and online promos. We will keep on providing relevant information and fun prizes to our continuously growing number of Facebook fans,” said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.
CEB also has a Twitter account (@cebupacificair), which has almost 350,000 followers, and a YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/cebupacificair) with close to 820,000 video views. CEB’s social networking sites are the most popular compared to other airlines in the Philippines.
For summer travel, passengers can book seats at 50% off to any of CEB’s international destinations, namely: Bangkok, Beijing, Brunei, Busan, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Incheon (Seoul), Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Osaka, Singapore, Shanghai, Siem Reap (Cambodia), Taipei or Xiamen.
The airline’s 33 domestic destinations are also up for grabs at 50% off. They are: Bacolod, Boracay (Caticlan), Busuanga (Coron), Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Catarman, Cauayan (Isabela), Cebu, Clark, Cotabato, Davao, Dipolog, Dumaguete, General Santos, Iloilo, Kalibo, Legaspi, Laoag, Manila, Naga, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Puerto Princesa, Roxas, San Jose (Mindoro), Siargao, Surigao, Tacloban, Tagbilaran, Tawi-Tawi, Tuguegarao, Virac and Zamboanga.
Iyog highlighted the airline’s new flights, especially with this seat sale. “We are putting 500,000 seats on sale. Guests may check CEB’s newest routes to be launched from February to April: Manila-Hanoi, Manila-Xiamen, Manila-Siem Reap, Cebu-Kalibo, and Kalibo-Hong Kong flights.”
For bookings and inquiries, guests can go to www.cebupacificair.com, or call the reservation hotlines (02) 7020-888 or (032) 230-8888. The latest seat sales and promos can also be found on CEB’s official Twitter and Facebook pages.
CEB currently operates 10 Airbus A319, 20 Airbus A320 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. Its fleet of 38 aircraft – with an average age of 3.6 years – is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2012 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 22 more Airbus A320 and 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft orders, and 2 Airbus A320 aircraft on operating lease agreements.
About Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB)
Cebu Air Inc. is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to more destinations and routes with higher flight frequency within the Philippines than any other airline.