Asian LCCs Establish New Airline Alliance

8 Asian low cost carriers (LCCs) have come together to form a new grouping promising greater value, connectivity and choice for the region’s air travellers.   The Value Alliance is touted as the world’s largest LCC alliance, founded by Cebu Pacific Air, Jeju Air, Nok Air, NokScoot, Scoot, Tigerair Singapore, Tigerair Australia and Vanilla Air. … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific To Launch Flights To Sydney, Kuwait

Cebu Pacific Air, the Philippines’ largest low cost carrier, has announced it will launch flights from Manila to Sydney and Kuwait later this year in a continued build up of its long-haul operations to compete against legacy rival Philippine Airlines.   Manila – Kuwait City From 2 September 2014, the airline will begin 3 times … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific Takes Delivery Of First Widebody Jet

Filipino low cost carrier Cebu Pacific took another step towards becoming a long-haul player this week with the acceptance of its first widebody jet, to be used to launch Manila – Dubai flights later this year. The first of 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft was handed over to the airline at the Airbus Delivery Centre in … Continue reading

Southeast Asian Low Cost Carriers Announce New Middle East Routes

Southeast Asian low cost carriers AirAsia X and Cebu Pacific have announced expansion plans to the Middle East, with new flights from their hubs in Kuala Lumpur and Manila.   Kuala Lumpur – Jeddah In a return to the Middle East, AirAsia X will launch flights between Kuala Lumpur and Jeddah from 16 February 2013. … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific Adds Beijing To Network

Philippine-based Cebu Pacific has announced it is to launch flights between Manila and Beijing on 6 September 2010. The southeast Asian country’s largest low cost carrier will operate 3 services a week, using its 150-seat Airbus A319 jet for the 4.5-hour flight.   Flight 5J 672 will depart Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 1935 hrs on Tuesdays, … Continue reading