Cebu Pacific to fly nonstop Manila – Melbourne

Cebu Pacific Air (Cebu Pacific Air.com) Airbus A330-343 RP-C3343 (msn 1495) SIN (Pascal Simon). Image: 939336.

Cebu Pacific has announced nonstop service between Manila and Melbourne, Australia starting on August 14, 2018, subject to final regulatory approval.

This is Cebu Pacific’s second destination in Australia following the launch of its nonstop Manila-Sydney route in 2014. Since its entry, tourist arrivals from the Philippines has become one of the fastest-growing source markets for Australia, with an average 16% increase over the past four years. Prior to the entry of Cebu Pacific, tourist arrivals from the Philippines was at about 70,000. Since 2014, that number has steadily climbed to over 120,000.

Cebu Pacific will fly three times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) between Manila and Melbourne with the following schedule:

      ETD (local time) ETA (local time)
Manila-Melbourne 5J 049 T/TH/Sat 605am 350pm
Melbourne-Manila 5J 050 T/TH/Sat 505pm 1115pm

The Manila-Melbourne service leads Cebu Pacific on another expansion path across the region, further boosting a network that now spans over 106 routes on 37 domestic and 26 international destinations. Cebu Pacific is expecting delivery of the first of its brand new Airbus A321ceo aircraft in the next few weeks. Between 2018 and 2022, CEB expects delivery of six additional Airbus A321ceo, 32 Airbus A321neo, and eight ATR 72-600.

Copyright Photo: Cebu Pacific Air (Cebu Pacific Air.com) Airbus A330-343 RP-C3343 (msn 1495) SIN (Pascal Simon). Image: 939336.

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