PAL to ramp up Cebu flights

Aviation Updates Philippines – National flag carrier Philippine Airlines is introducing more flights from its hub at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in March this year.

PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna, in a Facebook post, said the flag carrier will increase flights between Cebu and Davao from two-times-a-week to four-times-a-week. The service increase is taking effect beginning March 26, 2021.

On the other hand, PAL also flies to these destinations from Cebu: Manila, Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Clark, Davao, General Santos, Siargao, Tacloban, Zamboanga.

Here are PAL's flight frequencies to and from the Queen City of the South: 
  • Cebu - Bacolod-Cebu - 1x a week (Monday) 
  • Cebu-Butuan-Cebu -  2x a week (Thu/Sat)
  • Cebu-Cagayan de Oro-Cebu - 3x a week (Wed/Fri/Sun) 
  • Cebu-Clark-Cebu - once a week (Friday) 
  • Cebu-Davao-Cebu - 4x a week (Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat) effective March 26
  • Cebu-General Santos-Cebu - Once a week (Wed) 
  • Cebu-Siargao-Cebu - 2x a week (Tue/Sun) 
  • Cebu-Tacloban-Cebu - 2x a week (Tue/Sat) 
  • Cebu-Zamboanga-Cebu -  Once a week (Monday)
  • Manila-Cebu-Manila - 4x daily
As a limited time offer, the flag carrier offers a Php 8,880 (per person) travel package to Cebu, inclusive of roundtrip airfare from Manila, 3D2N hotel stay, and transfers. Travel requirements can be viewed here.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, PAL is strictly implementing Fly Safe “new normal” practices to protect passengers, in compliance with international health and safety protocols.

"Our cabin crew would have undergone medical evaluation prior to their duty, and will be wearing full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for your protection on board the flight. PAL aircraft are equipped with high-technology systems that continuously infuse fresh air across the cabin as well as HEPA filters that trap viruses, bacteria and other contaminants with 99.9% efficacy."

Photo from Cielo Villaluna, Philippine Airlines