May 29, 2013

Cebu Pacific to fly to Doha, Qatar next year

Listed low cost carrier Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific), the airline arm of taipan John L. Gokongwei Jr., is set to fly to Doha, Qatar in February next year as part of the airline’s efforts to service Filipinos living and working overseas.

Cebu Pacific is seeking the green light from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) to fly between Manila and Qatar using Airbus A330 three times a week starting February next year. Cebu Pacific is scheduled to launch its long haul operations with its first Manila to Dubai flight on Oct. 7 using A330-300 aircraft with a configuration of more than 400 all-economy class seats. - WealthSec