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Cebu Pacific resumes direct Cebu-Camiguin flight


Cebu Pacific resumes direct Cebu-Camiguin flight

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The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), resumed its flight to Camiguin from Cebu yesterday, November 9, 2021. It is also the first carrier to bring back its direct flights to and from the island since the pandemic.

CEB is also set to launch its newest Manila-Camiguin route on November 15, 2021, as it boosts seamless connections across its widest domestic network.

“We are pleased to restart the tourism sector in the island as we enable more Juans to fly conveniently to and from this destination. We look forward to having more passengers on board as we welcome the reopening of leisure travel and prepare to paint the skies yellow again,” said Xander Lao, Chief Commercial Officer at Cebu Pacific.

To continue enabling everyJuan to fly, seats to Camiguin are up for grabs for as low as PHP88 base fare until December 15, 2021. Travel period is from today up until December 31, 2021.

Camiguin Island requires arriving tourists to create an account on and upload necessary documents such as a filled-out health declaration form, along with a proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination. Apart from this, travelers must also present a negative RT-PCR (swab) test result – taken at least 72 hours before departure if from Luzon; taken at least 48 hours before departure if from Visayas and Mindanao.

Tourists will also need to upload proof of confirmed booking from an LGU-accredited establishment or a clearance from the Municipal Health Officer of the municipality if staying in a private home. Once complete, tourists need to download their ID with QR code and save a copy for presentation prior flight.

All tourists will also need to take an antigen test on their fifth day at the island.

CEB operates with 100% vaccinated active flying crew. It has also been rated 7/7 stars by for its COVID-19 compliance as it continues to implement a multi-layered approach to safety, in accordance with global aviation standards. These include daily extensive cleaning and disinfection protocols for all aircraft and facilities, antigen testing before duty for all frontliners and crew members, and contactless flight procedures.